Even Mark Thompson Admits BBC Ridiculously Over Staffed

Guido has been accused of relishing the reduction in the headcount at the BBC. That is unfair and a gross misrepresentation of the true position. He feels their pain. Guido is not relishing that pain, he is too busy celebrating. Loafing Beeboids are (after the Houses of Parliament) the biggest identifiable group of readers from Guido’s server records. Do some real work you mongs…

The BBC boss Mark Thompson made a revealing comment, he said that following the announcement of staff reductions he had “one interview request from ITN, one from Sky and 37 from the BBC”. All asking the same bloody questions…

UPDATE : On the Sky News blog Jon Craig points out that the Beeb has in Brussels today; Chief Political Editor Nick Robinson, News 24 Chief Political Correspondent James Landale, Newsnight Political Correspondent David Grossman, Radio 5 Live Political Correspondent John Pienaar, Europe Editor Mark Mardell. All at the same press conference, with their production teams, running up expenses….




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