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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 […]

FAKED REPORT PLUNGES BBC INTO CONTROVERSY

June 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC faced one of its most severe crises ever on Thursday after admitting that footage used in an award-winning report on alleged child labor in India was likely faked. The report, “Primark: On the Rack,” had aired in 2008, on the BBC’s flagship news magazine Panorama. In it, children were seen sewing clothes by […]