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Indie Web Producers Try To Overturn BBC’s Online Cull

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There aren’t many people left calling for BBC Online to remain its current size. So here’s one message from the commercial sector that comes as a surprise – it urges Auntie against downsizing her website…

Pact (the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), which also represents independent online multimedia producers that have work commissioned from the BBC and others, emailed this statement about the recent BBC Strategy Review, which proposes cutting the web budget and staff by 25 percent…

The BBC should not be cutting its investment in digital media, said the trade body for independent producers, Pact at a meeting with senior BBC executives yesterday.

“The meeting, held at the BBC, was called by Pact to allow Pact members who are suppliers to BBC online