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BBC News eyes savings of GBP 48 mln a year by 2016/2017

Friday 18 July 2014 | 10:44 CET | News
BBC News has announced plans to save GBP 48 million a year across the BBC News Group by 2016/2017. It also plans to restructure the division and invest in digital transformation and original journalism. The savings will complete the Delivering Quality First (DQF) programme for BBC News. The proposals are expected to lead to 415 post closures. This will be offset by an estimated 195 new roles being created through reinvestment, resulting in a net reduction of around 220 posts. The changes will involve restructuring the newsroom to create a new 24/7 digital news operation, providing live

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC
Countries: United Kingdom
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