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BBC Chief Admits 'Very Serious Mistakes'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The head of the BBC promised on Tuesday to refocus the world's largest state-funded bro...

NYT Chief In A New Scandal At His Old Job

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media

* British lawmakers: BBC severance payments excessive * Thompson says payments represented value for money * Chairwoman:...

Jimmy Savile's Chilling Note To Prime Minister

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 02.26.2013 | Media

LONDON — Classified documents being made public Friday detail how now-disgraced BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was comfortable at the heart of the...

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...

Another Arrest In Jimmy Savile Probe

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

LONDON — British police on Monday arrested another suspect in the sex abuse probe spurred by allegations against the late BBC entertainer Jimmy ...

NYT Chief Returns To BBC For Grilling About Scandal

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Media

LONDON — New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson has testified before a committee in London investigating a scandal at his former employer, the BBC...

BBC Chooses A New Leader Amidst Huge Scandal

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 01.22.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC chose a former head of its news division Thursday to lead the broadcaster through a "long, hard look" at itself as it struggle...

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 ...

BBC Pays Massive Sum To Settle False Abuse Claim

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Media

* McAlpine angry at being wrongly named as paedophile * Twitter users and bloggers could face legal suit * Wife of parli...

Man At The Center Of BBC Crisis Speaks Out

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 01.15.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC reached a settlement Thursday with the Conservative politician wrongly implicated in a child sex abuse scandal. ...

BBC Marks Milestone Under Cloud Of Scandal

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Mired in doubt about its future, the British Broadcasting Corporation is marking the 90th anniversary of its first transmission. ...

BBC Tries To Stop Staff From Talking About Horrible Scandals

AP | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The beleaguered BBC is asking its staff to tone down the tweets. Britain's national broadcaster is in crisis over its b...

Top BBC Execs Step Aside Over Scandal

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2013 | Media

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The two most senior figures at BBC News stepped aside on Monday a day after the chairman of the broadcast...

BBC Chairman Pleas For Broadcaster To Restore Trust

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

* BBC Trust head says changes must be made * Director general quit over "shoddy" journalism * Government...