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Apparently someone's been spreading rumours! Hmmmm
(Good sense of proportion with the Martin Luther King quote...)
Or at least best wait until something is actually confirmed before getting all hysterical about it.
For all we know this can be just another anti-BBC/license fee pressure group sending out a PR release.
give me a shout when the Michael Ball show on Sunday Radio 2 is under threat and then I'll be interested.
or they can put low powered DAB receivers into phones.
Not perfect, but do-able. And more than a proof of principle.
Very lovely people too, worked down there for a month last summer, was a great place to work!
I got one of those cute roberts digital radios especially for 6music listening. This wouldn't be happening if Adam and Joe wernt away!
Since the end of last year, and particularly over the last week, rumours have been spreading around the good old internet that the BBC is planning to close its alternative music station 6music in a bid to cut costs. So much so over 35,000 people have now signed up to a 'save 6music' Facebook group.
The rumours seem to stem from the fact the Corporation is undertaking a total review of the digital-only station. A review which, as previously reported, kicked off last April. But rumours that the review might result in 6music being closed seem to based on conspiracy theories as to why such a review would be commissioned in the first place, rather than any insider knowledge of what said review is likely to recommend.
But, as also previously reported, the 6music review is part of a wider and ongoing review of all of the BBC's operations - and Radio 2 is being reviewed alongside 6music in the latest stage of that work. The review in itself does not mean the popular music service's future has been questioned.
The Beeb stress that there will be no discussion regarding any service's future until the relevant review has been completed, which in this case should be later this month. A BBC spokeswoman told CMU yesterday: "All services are being reviewed at the moment as a part of the BBC-wide Strategy Review and [BBC Director General] Mark Thompson has said that the review will be announced at the end of February/beginning of March".
it's doomed then.
to essentially say nothing.
or any reason to start a Facebook campaign
but surely not is exactly the time to start it, ie before the decision has been made.
by all means get rid of Elaine Paige on Sunday but do not, I repeat do not touch Michael Ball and his Sunday Brunch. Do you expect me to do DIY to something else? Well do you?
Michael ball is good though yeah.
and the sound of the various show tunes that was soundtracking my DIY failure nearly made me very angry plus not to mention her annoying fake snorting laugh thing.
Ball is the balls.
I was talking to my gran about this the other day, she agrees too.
I might make a fake 'break a leg' request thing where people plug their am dram shows. I probably won't though.
guess when Wogan's new show is on?
making him Michael One Ball or is that just bollock?
i grew up listening to bournemouth / southampton / portsmouth games with grant whatsit on BBC radio solent.
that's not cool