Lord Hall's new organogram, from the fading music hall duo McKinsey & Purnell, seems to have been sent for sandpapering.
A number of influential voices have now said it's silly.
Ed Williams, former BBC PR strategist and Mark Thompson-minder, notes that clustering BBC1 and Radio 1/2 could make it easier for Whittingdale to cut them from public service broadcasring altogether.Patten: would be 'mad' to combine BBC TV and radio in inform, educate and entertain shake-up— John Plunkett (@johnplunkett149) May 3, 2016
Meanwhile we are promised some hints on future direction from BBC News boss James Harding. I make that 997 days since he first started.Smart analysis @steve_hewlett on BBC reorg by PowerPoint. Too far ahead of audience & exposes Entertain to dismantle https://t.co/Vr2HNsP3qt— Ed Williams (@EdWilliamsUK) May 2, 2016