More convergence at the BBC. Yesterday, its TV and radio departments shut up shop. And were then born again. Following Director-General Mark Thompson’s restructuring plans, the Beeb is regrouping into Vision, Audio & Music, Journalism and Future Media & Technology.
– BBC Vision launches with a promise to audiences
The BBC needs to be ready for “360 degree multi-platform content creation”, according to Thompson.
– BBC reorganises for an on-demand Creative Future
Or as one BBC radio, sorry, Audio and Music presenter put it:
You can’t say radio any more in case people are listening on a mobile phone or a toenail, or a haddock, or something.