Absolutely there is no business case for the cuts
As a BBC licence payer - £140 pa is remarkable value - between 1/2 and a 1/3 of the annual cost of a daily news paper!
News International wants to charge for it's News on the internet
Why would anyone pay for News international - when a superior product - the BBC is free?
So - as above News International wants cuts
The Sun which prides itself in swinging UK Marginal votes "It's the Sun wot did it!" has just moved to support the Conservatives
The BBC is responding to pressure from the Conservatives
Both the Tory leader David Cameron and their Finance minister George Osborne have met and holidayed with Murdoch
The proposed shut of 6 Music is a sleight of hand - the real question - is why non-UK-national gets so much influence over our culture and media?