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BBC Director General's Speech Fails To Say Where The Axe Will Fall

Forget the vision and glitz of the BBC report on its future funding on Monday, all anybody wants to know is: how big is the axe and where will it fall hardest? Tony Hall, director general, said that cuts and closures to services such as channels would be “inevitable” if the corporation were to find GBP700m in savings by 2021, a cut of some 20% over the next five years.  The corporation itself has earmarked rolling news, childrens’ channels such as cBeebies, and BBC4 as among those channels most at risk. 

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