Tuesday, May 17, 2016

BBC retrenching -- "Independent" story

The Independent reports that the BBC is to shut down its food and Newsbeat websites as part of plans to save £15 million and address criticism that the Corporation is unfairly competing with commercial online publishers.
The plans will mean that around 11,000 recipes will disappear from BBC sites – and, in future, recipes linked to programme will only be available for a month after transmission.
But the corporation was forced to admit that rather than being deleted the recipes would only be archived – and would still be available for people to search for.
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