A review has absolved senior BBC executives of trying to bury an explosive story about one of its best-known children’s television stars, saying management errors were to blame for the fact that a planned exposé on paedophilia claims against the late Jimmy Savile was cancelled.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
Leaked emails suggest that Newsnight editor Peter Rippon played down the importance of an investigation into Jimmy Savile’s alleged child abuse, saying the victims were “teenagers, not too young” and the abuse was not the “worst kind of sexual offences”.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
The BBC's new Director-General George Entwistle has promised big changes with interactivity at the channel, with options to watch the likes of classic soaps to Glastonbury music festival and sporting events like the World Cup from various angles, giving viewers much more control.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2012