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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 10:34 UK time, Friday, 26 February 2010

As the BBC's media correspondent, I cover the personalities, politics and ethics of the media, as well as creative, business, technology and legal issues. This is my summary of what's going on.

The Times has details of the BBC's strategy review document. It says it proposes the closure of two digital radio stations - 6 Music and the Asian Network - and a 25% cut in the BBC website budget. The BBC says it will not comment on speculation. The report is expected to be published next month after discussion by the BBC Trust.

TimesPatrick Foster | Times | BBC signals an end to era of expansion

A Home Office report on the media's sexualisation of children says it's leading to sexist attitudes and abuse. It has recommended that "lads' magazines" should not be sold to under-16s and explicit music videos be banned before the 9pm watershed. The author Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and others, were interviewed on the Today Programme.

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The BBC Trust has said licence fee payers were let down by the delays and overspending on the first phase of the redevelopment of Broadcasting House. The National Audit Office says there was a four year delay and a £100m cost overrun.
Ian Burrell IndependentIndependent BBC wasted £100m on refit of Broadcasting House offices
GuardianJohn Plunkett | Guardian | BBC Trust condemns handling of £1bn
BBC NewsBBC | BBC 'overspends' on new building projects

Odeon cinemas have backed down over their plan not to show Disney's Alice in Wonderland, just before its flagship cinema in Leicester Square screened the royal premiere with the film's stars in attendance.
BBC NewsBBC | Odeon reverses Alice in Wonderland boycott

The case of Khyra Ishaq, the seven-year-old starved to death by her mother and her lover, leads many newspapers.
BBC NewsBBC |Newspaper review

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