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Read this: BBC shelves plans to shut news channel

Summary: The BBC is understood to have shelved plans to potentially shut its 24-hour news channel. The corporation has been exploring plans to make the BBC News TV channel online-only and replacing it with a mobile streaming service if further cuts need to be made. - www.theguardian.com

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Sunday, 8 November 2015
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michael
10:59 PM

News is a mainstay of public service broadcasting. Anyone inside the BBC suggesting that News24 could be removed from DTT does not merit employment by the BBC. It could be reforged, but not removed. It could become more focused on news and information - eg with less frequent headline repitition and clear separation of factual content from informed commentary, and with more documentary-style content and background information. The number of presenters could be reduced, with the best communicators with the best diction retained. (Many excel at imbalance, mumbling and dubious English.) The BBC definitely requires radical redesigning, but not so as to mirror commercial criteria. Much could be done to greatly improve operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness - but the BBC?s raison d?etre is core.

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