Sunday, 2 October 2011

Leaked report shows Beeb will protect Radio 4

As the BBC prepares to publish its wide-ranging review of its services on Thursday,the Sunday Telegraph contains a few leaked snippets

It claims that Radio 4 and BBC 1 will come out mainly unscathed from the review which aims to cut back the corporations spend following the agreement which saw the licence-fee frozen until 2016, meaning a drop of 16 per cent in its budget in real terms between 2010 and 2016.

According to the leaked information said to be from a BBC Insider,

there will be a particular focus on reducing the number of senior managers who earn more than £100,000 a year, there will be losses across departments with roles and jobs being merged.
with measures including

overnight programming will be axed from BBC One and BBC Two and sports competitions that are currently broadcast exclusively by the BBC could in future be shared with Sky

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