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Jimmy Savile Scandal

BBC Sued Over Sexual Assault Scandal

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Dozens of victims of alleged sexual abuse by the late British television star Jimmy Savile have sued the BBC in the wake ...

Jimmy Savile Suspected Of Horrifying Number Of Crimes

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

* About 450 people give info about dead TV presenter * Police say more arrests will follow * Scandal has rocked BBC, dog...

NY Times CEO's Newest Scandal Headache

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Media

A letter sent on New York Times CEO Mark Thompson's behalf is causing the former head of the BBC trouble due to its connection to the simmering Jimmy ...

Murdoch Weighs In On BBC Scandal

Posted 11.11.2012 | Media

News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch weighed in on the news crisis currently rocking the BBC. Director-General George Entwistle resigned from the BBC on...

What One Axed BBC Report About Sex Abuse Can Teach Us About Truth and Power

Christina Patterson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Christina Patterson

It's easy to look at a mess like this, and say that we'd have stuck our necks on the line, and that we'd have run the "story." The truth is, we can't know. But we can certainly look at a "story" like this, and remember that journalism is meant to be about reporting facts.

'Tsunami Of Filth' Rocks The BBC

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | Media

* UK police say number of victims now reaches 300 * 114 allegations of sex crimes made so far * "Tsunami of filth" has r...

Editor At Center Of BBC Storm Hit With Chilling Allegations | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media

An email sent by a reporter on Newsnight's axed Jimmy Savile investigation suggests editor Peter Rippon played down the story because "it was 40 years...

AWKWARD | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media

One of the most difficult challenges for news organizations is reporting on what goes on inside their own corporate walls. Two global media companies,...

BBC Chief Faces Hostile Questioning From Parliament Over Sex Abuse Scandal

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media

* BBC under pressure over sex claims against dead presenter * Jimmy Savile accused of widespread abuse * BBC boss admits...

Editor Steps Aside Over BBC Sex Abuse Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

The editor at the center of one of the biggest crises in BBC history has stepped aside from running his program after the organization said his explan...

Leaked Email Casts Doubt On Key BBC Claims About Abuse Scandal

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

* Police say will investigate other individuals * More than 200 potential sexual abuse victims identified * Police chief...

BBC Abuse Scandal Creates Headache For NYT CEO

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Media

By Jennifer Saba Oct 17 (Reuters) - The erupting scandal at Britain's public broadcaster, the BBC, over allegations of sexual abuse in...