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THE BBC FALLS VICTIM TO SCANDAL

February 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Not even the staid old BBC — “Auntie,” as it’s affectionately known to millions of Britons — is immune from scandal. That fact became conspicuously apparent Sunday when the public broadcaster apologized for breaking its own rules that, it said, were “aimed at protecting our editorial integrity.” The BBC confirmed reports that originally appeared in […]

TV COMPANY ACCUSED OF ETHICS BREACH DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

October 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A U.K. TV production company, FBC Media, has gone “into administration” — the British equivalent of bankruptcy — following revelations that it produced programs for the BBC about Malaysia while receiving £17 million (about $26 million) from the Malaysian government to promote its image, the London Independent reported today (Friday). The newspaper said that NBC […]