Friday, October 7, 2011

BBC Budgetary Bombshell

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02:  A BBC logo adorns...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeDesperate to reduce its operating budget by 20 percent over the next five years, the British Broadcasting Corp. announced layoffs approaching 400 staffers throughout England, with local radio stations taking the largest hit at 280 jobs, the BBC reported.

The BBC said another 100 jobs will be lost in regional current affairs, online, local weather and regional news. The National Union of Journalists and the technicians union, Bectu, oppose the reductions. 

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