Dilemma of BBC Wales Bosses as They Weigh Up Where to Wield Axe; CONCERNS 20% CUTS WILL THREATEN NATION'S STATUS AS A BROADCASTER
Byline: MARTIN SHIPTON
TODAY we can reveal the full details of proposed cuts at BBC Wales that have led to claims it will no longer be able to function as a national broadcaster.
Documents leaked to the Western Mail show how BBC Wales managers are deeply concerned about the impact the cuts will have on the corporation's reputation if they go ahead.
They also include speculation about how the loss of individual programmes would be received by the Welsh public.
BBC Wales has been asked by bosses in London to draw up plans for 20% cuts in the wake of a freeze in the licence fee and new responsibilities to fund Welsh language channel S4C and the BBC …
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Publication information: Article title: Dilemma of BBC Wales Bosses as They Weigh Up Where to Wield Axe; CONCERNS 20% CUTS WILL THREATEN NATION'S STATUS AS A BROADCASTER. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: May 28, 2011. Page number: 4. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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