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Significant cuts ahead for BBC, says Thompson

In his first major interview since the license fee settlement arrived at between the BBC and the UK government this past October, BBC director general Mark Thompson tells The Guardian that the pubcaster will have to do 'fewer things better.'
December 6, 2010

In his first major interview since the license fee settlement arrived at between the BBC and the UK government this past October, BBC director general Mark Thompson tells The Guardian that the pubcaster will have to do ‘fewer things better.’ Thompson also says cuts that could add up to at least £300 million will be needed in the near future to balance the Beeb’s books.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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