Read this: BBC s World Service income should be ring-fenced - TV Radio, Media - The Independent
Summary: The Foreign Affairs Select Committee began an inquiry into the 79-year-old service after jobs and services were cut following Foreign Office funding cuts. The Government has reduced the World Service's 237 million-a-year budget by 16 per cent and ordered the BBC to fund the service from the licence fee from 2014. It estimated more than 30 million listeners would be affected, a sixth of the service's global audience, and the changes would lead to the loss of 650 jobs from a workforce of 2,400. - independent.co.ukwww.independent.co.ukBBC s World Service income should be rin…
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