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Labor Pains: BBC Walkout Set

Labor Pains: BBC Walkout Set

British Broadcasting Corp. staffers will stage four days of strike action beginning May 23 in protest of more than 4,000 planned job cuts, unions said May 12.
Jowell: BBC Independence Guaranteed In Reform Plan

Jowell: BBC Independence Guaranteed In Reform Plan

British culture secretary Tessa Jowell said March 2 that the BBC's license-fee funding mechanism would be retained through 2017, but the pubcaster's board of governors would cease to exist in its current form.
Brits Focus On BBC Budget

Brits Focus On BBC Budget

Members of Britain's parliament called on the government Feb. 3 to give them greater powers of scrutiny over how the BBC spends its annual license-fee income of £3 billion ($5.6 billion).
Ex-Fox Kids Europe CEO Joins VC Firm

Ex-Fox Kids Europe CEO Joins VC Firm

Former Fox Kids Europe CEO Ynon Kreiz has joined global venture firm Benchmark Capital to head its new European media business.

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