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BBC SLAMMED FOR HANDLING OF SAVILE SEX-ABUSE STORY

December 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC has come in for withering criticism in a 185-page report by Nick Pollard, the former head of Sky News, about the decision to axe an investigation by its flagship newsmagazine Newsnight that would have revealed that the late Jimmy Savile, once one of the public broadcaster’s most celebrated hosts, had sexually abused children. […]

EX-BBC CHIEF UNDER FIRE FROM PAPER WHERE HE’S NOW CEO

November 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

New questions have been raised about when former BBC Director General Mark Thompson learned about allegations that the public broadcaster’s famed host Jimmy Savile had sexually abused numerous children, many in his dressing room at the BBC, over a decades-long period. The questions are raised in a report in today’s (Friday) New York Times, where […]