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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

Post by GrannyGrottbags » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:48 am

BBC under fire for sending 95 staff to the Winter Olympics... TWICE the number who are competing for Team GB
The BBC is sending 95 staff to cover Sochi Winter Olympics
Number is nearly double that of GB athletes competing
It is also 21 more than were sent to cover Vancouver 2010 games
The corporation has been accused of having 'money to burn'
The BBC has been attacked over its decision to send 95 staff to cover the Sochi Winter Olympics, nearly double the number of Team GB athletes.
The corporation will send 95 staff including radio, online and news reporters to the event, 21 more than it sent to the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: 'The BBC needs to stop wasting the licence fee on over-staffing events.

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