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Is it bye-bye to BBC Three?

In a surprise announcement last week, the BBC announced that it is going to drop BBC Three as an on-air channel, moving it to an iPlayer only channel. The move comes as a result of the “tough choices” outlined by director general Tony Hall, which are required to reduce the BBC’s budget by £100 million….

Never mind the brain drain – the brain boomerang is coming

I read this week that Manchester, like the rest of the country, is losing its most talented workers to London’s ‘brain drain.’ So says a report which also claims the problem is particularly acute among 22 to 30 year-olds. Except I don’t see it as a problem at all. Why not, you ask? Because as…