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BBC News to close 450 posts as part of £80m savings drive

Around 450 jobs will be cut from BBC News under plans to complete its £80m savings target by 2022.
Outlets to be hit by job closures include BBC Two's Newsnight, BBC Radio 5 Live and the World Update programme on the World Service.
BBC News boss Fran Unsworth said there had to be a move away from traditional broadcasting and towards digital.
But broadcasting union Bectu said the changes mean staff will be "under even more pressure to deliver".
The job cuts announced on Wednesday include the previously announced closure of BBC Two's Victoria Derbyshire programme.
BBC News currently employs around 6,000 people, including 1,700 outside the UK. Its budget after the changes will be around £480m per year.
Unsworth, who is director of BBC News, said: "The BBC has to face up to the changing way audiences are using us.
"We need to reshape BBC News for the next five to 10 years in a way which saves substantial amounts of money. We are spending too much of our resources on traditional linear broadcasting and not enough on digital."
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51271168
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