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Time for Change

10 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 04 May 2013

What is the thinking behind the recent changes to the World Service schedule and programmes? World Service English controller, Richard Porter comes into the studio to explain that the changes introduced are for a combination of financial and editorial reasons. He discusses the thinking behind closing The Strand and the aim of the new Arts Hour, and he explains how Newsday, is aiming to reach a significant part of the World Service audience in Africa.


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