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BBC journalists strike over redundancies

Many BBC journalists have gone on strike for 24 hours in a dispute over compulsory redundancies.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) said it had called the strike after failing to reach an agreement with management over the redeployment of 30 staff members facing compulsory redundancy.

The corporation is cutting about 2,000 jobs over five years as part of its Delivering Quality First programme.

The BBC's Jon Williams reports.

  • 18 Feb 2013