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BBC journalists go on strike over job cuts
Associated Press ^ | Feb 18, 2013 6:28 AM EST

Posted on 02/18/2013 7:47:11 AM PST by Olog-hai

BBC journalists walked off the job Monday in a 24-hour strike to protest job cuts at the broadcaster.

Staff mounted picket lines outside of the BBC’s studios in central London and around the country. Programs went on, but many shows were canceled, including the flagship morning news radio program “Today.” …

The BBC is funded mainly by a mandatory £145.50 ($228) annual levy on all households with color TVs. Britain’s government froze the fee in 2010, and the corporation has been forced to make cuts. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bbc; bbcnews; liberalagenda; unionstrike
Poor liberal journalists.
1 posted on 02/18/2013 7:47:20 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe they can run these things called “commercials” and then they will have some extra money.

BBC America has them.

2 posted on 02/18/2013 7:55:29 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: VanDeKoik

Journalist on strike! Man, could we ever get that lucky? That would be sweeeetttttt! :>)

3 posted on 02/18/2013 8:12:13 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: rktman

If the British people are lucky, those on strike will be “downsized” as well. Soon, no more media.

Yes, we should be so lucky.

4 posted on 02/18/2013 8:19:13 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Olog-hai

They aren’t”JOURNALISTS”;They are”STENOGRAPHERS FOR THE LEFT”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 posted on 02/18/2013 8:51:56 AM PST by bandleader
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To: Olog-hai

Bummer. I wonder who the three scab hosts of Top Gear are going to be?

6 posted on 02/18/2013 9:10:59 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I hope its not the 3 jokers on the American version of Top Gear. Ugh!

7 posted on 02/18/2013 9:31:18 AM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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