Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,
I would like to know the following:
1. How many full-time journalists did the BBC have based in Venezuela during 2017 and 2018?
2. How much money did the BBC spend on full-time staff in Venezuela in 2017 and 2018?
3. What sources of third-party information did the BBC journalists consult during 2017 and 2018 related to Venezuela?
4. How many complaints about the BBC’s coverage of Venezuela were received in 2017 and 2018?
David M. Jones
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