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BBC World Service to sign funding deal with US state department

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The US government money comes as the World Service faces a 16% cut in its annual grant from the Foreign Office – a £46m reduction in its £236.7m budget over three years that will lead to about 650 job cuts. The money will be channelled through the World Service's charitable arm, the World Service Trust.

TVNL Comment: No matter what reason is given for this it is simply another sign of how the media is controlled.

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