An open letter to BBC Director General Mark Thompson from MW editor Paul Williams

This industry fully understands the pressures, both financial and otherwise, the Corporation is facing in the months and years ahead, but to try to address these issues by closing one of your organisation's most important and distinctive music radio stations would be a huge error.

The same BBC Strategy Review that confirmed the plans to close 6 and the BBC Asian Network singles out "inspiring knowledge, music and culture" as one of the five clear content priorities of the Beeb ...

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