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FORMER PANORAMA REPORTER BLASTS BBC FOR PHONY FILM

June 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Following the conclusion of the BBC Trust that the BBC’s award-winning news magazine Panorama had used fake footage in a report alleging that British retailer Primark employed child labor in India to produce some clothing items, the former chief correspondent for the program is demanding an investigation into how the fraud came about. Writing in […]

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 […]