A Digital-First BBC


BBC Cuts Announced


Controversial Decisions following Licence Fee Settlement

BBC Director-General Tim Davie announced a digital strategy along with a number of cuts following the BBC licence fee settlement. This was all outlined in his “A Digital-First BBC“ speech to staff on 26th May 2022.

Among the headline news were the announcements concerning services such as Radio 4 Extra, Radio 4’s Long Wave service, and Radio 5 Live’s Medium Wave transmitter network [Highlight by Ed.].

The full text of the speech can be found at the URLs below (BBC Media Centre).

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(Source: BBC Media Centre via Chrissy Brand | SWLing Post)