Read this: BBC World News channel revamps to give presenters higher profile |Media |guardian.co.uk
Summary: It is all part of the channel's long and so far indecisive battle, stretching back two decades, to prove that the BBC can make profits or at least break even from a mainly news and current affairs channel providing a global perspective. Its director Sian Kevill, a former editor of Newsnight, says it will make a modest loss again in 2009/2010 after losing 3m last year, on income down a little from last year's 64.5m. Editorially, the schedule is being shaken up to make a clearer differentiation between weekdays when peak-time news will be given a clear priority and weekends, when audiences prefer more general BBC factual and current affairs programming, with news on the hour. - guardian.co.ukRead full article: BBC World News channel revamps to give p…
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