BBC director-general Mark Thompson has revealed plans to transform the organisation as a digital broadcaster and spoken of the digital future for the corporation. ¶ Nearly three thousand jobs, ten per cent of the full-time staff, will be shed in the process. As many again could be lost from the payroll as operations are outsourced. ¶ Mark Thompson told staff that change was precipitated by digital technology, which is shifting audience expectations and their relationship with the BBC through on demand, interactivity and personalisation. ... Link: informitv.
BBC Says It Will Cut 2,900 Jobs Over 3 Years. Maneuvering to safeguard its future and reputation in the digital era, the BBC,