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BBC Online Cuts Will Be Targeted, Not Total

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We already knew the BBC will cut back online and other services, when we read the clear tealeaves in the BBC Trust’s announcement of Mark Thompson’s strategic review in November.

But, until we see the outcome of Thompson’s review, considering as gospel Times Online’s report that its “web pages are to be halved” is so far presumptuous. The BBC told me today the review is still “ongoing”. But here are the key points of the report, from the paper whose proprietors are big campaigners for a smaller BBC

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