Fay Millar reports that "council bosses claim BBC reporters knew about the shock closure of East Brighton College of Media Arts but neglected to report it" (The Argus, June 4).

I've no idea what council bosses claimed but the BBC not only knew about the story, it reported it.

Both BBC South East Today and BBC South Today ran the story on BBC1 at 10.30pm on May 21, the day before it appeared in The Argus.

On the day The Argus led on the closure, BBC Southern Counties Radio ran the story in bulletins from 6am.

In common with the high standards of journalism maintained by The Argus, we, too, would not disclose our sources.

-Mike Hapgood, managing editor of Southern Counties Radio