BBC budget slashed

21 Oct 10

38 Degrees members have been defending the BBC ever since James Murdoch’s attack on it in August 2009. The reports that the government was pushing the BBC to accept “a license fee raid” triggered a discussion about what we should do on our facebook page,...

BBC announcement: they listened to us!

6 Jul 10

The BBC Trust just announced “initial conclusions” on cuts to BBC services including 6 Music and Asian Network. The effect of our campaign is obvious. The Trust rejects the plan to close 6 Music, saying “the case has not been made”. It says it will...

Flashmob outside the BBC

25 May 10

38 Degrees members with the 80,000 strong save the BBC petitions Today people took to the streets across the UK calling on the BBC not to cut Asian Network, BBC6 Music and the BBC website. Flashmobs took place in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and...

Stop the BBC Cuts Flashmobs: join in

19 May 10

Over the last few weeks, thousands of us have taken action to tell the BBC Trust not to go ahead with their planned cuts to 6Music, Asian Network and the website. We’ve now arrived at the critical final stage: next Tuesday, 25th May is the...

BBC billboards: launched today

10 May 10

The billboard campaign against the BBC cuts went ahead this morning and so far, it’s been a big success.  Billboards went up in 7 locations around the UK and a van displaying the posters parked out the BBC Trust offices in central London.  38 Degrees...

BBC posters: how they’ll look

30 Apr 10

Today, we got through the final designs for the Stop the BBC  Cuts billboards, that we paid for together with thousands of 38 Degrees members chipping in. They’ll be going up near BBC offices in cities all around the UK from 10th May, and we’re...