Read this: Government cuts blamed as BBC slashes jobs - TV Radio, Media - The Independent
Summary: The news sparked anger from opposition politicians and unions and led to warnings of possible industrial action to fight the cuts. The BBC blamed changes to the funding of the World Service, which will be paid for by the licence fee from 2014 rather than by the Government, and made it clear that the corporation had made a strong case against the cuts. More than one in four of the World Service's 2,400-strong staff will be axed, with around 480 of the job losses going over the next year, with savings amounting to 46 million a year by 2014. - independent.co.ukwww.independent.co.ukGovernment cuts blamed as BBC slashes jo…
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