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Setlist: Music industry hits out at BBC Introducing cuts

By and | Published on Monday 23 January 2023

BBC Music Introducing

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the campaign against proposed cuts to BBC Music Introducing, which gained momentum last week after a plethora of music industry organisations published an open letter to the board of the BBC seeking reassurance that the service does not become an “unintended victim” of any changes being made to ensure the “future stability and viability” of the broadcaster.

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Music industry groups say cuts to BBC Introducing local radio shows would be “fundamental blow to the health of the entire grassroots sector”
• Tom Robinson urges artists and music fans to communicate their appreciation for the local BBC Introducing shows
• BBC provides update on local radio cutbacks
BBC execs defend local radio cuts to MPs (December 2022)
BBC boss Tim Davie talks about an internet-centric future with fewer TV channels and radio stations (December 2022)

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