Live music slashed by BBC Radio 1 Save Our BBC says: “This savage cut in live music on Radio 1 plays into the hands of those who say Radio 1 isn’t distinctive and should be sold off or closed down because commercial radio stations can and already do cover this sector. What is being cut […]
BBC Savile abuse review ‘due in May’ Save Our BBC says: “Over recent decades the BBC has been amongst the first to criticise other organisations where abuses have taken place. Sadly, it now finds itself the centre of arguably the worst case on record. We hope this salutary lesson will lead to: internal safeguarding measures […]
3rd February 15 New BBC Trust Chair says she faces huge challenges, is independent and has core role to represent licence fee payers Rona Fairhead, new Chair of the BBC Trust, spoke for the first time in public to the Royal Television Society (RTS) on 3 February 2015 at the British Museum. [Full text of […]
26th February 2015 SAVE ALL OUR BBC! Peter Blackman, Strategic Director, Save Our BBC says: “We the audience of BBC programmes and users of BBC services want them all to survive and thrive. The BBC came first. It is the market maker not an intervention. Commercial broadcasters are very welcome. The BBC must continue to […]
From humour to high stakes, new entertainment announced The BBC announced a number of new entertainment commissions from producers right across the country. More here.