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"Chaos And Confusion' During BBC Sex Abuse Scandal

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | Media

By Kate Holton LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The BBC did not put pressure on its flagship news show to drop a sex expose ...

New York Times Staffers Bet On CEO's Future: Report

Posted 12.17.2012 | Media

New York Times staffers have reportedly placed bets on the company's newly-appointed CEO, Mark Thompson. The New York Post reported on Monday that a ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips BBC

Posted 11.15.2012 | Media

Jon Stewart laid into the BBC on Wednesday night, quipping that the British broadcaster's sex abuse crisis made News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal "lo...

Jimmy Savile Myth In Ruins One Year After Lavish Funeral

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.08.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — At Jimmy Savile's funeral, a year ago Friday, the priest delivering the homily was emphatic: the DJ and television host "can face eter...

Freddie Starr Arrested In Sex Abuse Case

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

LONDON — The second suspect arrested in the investigation of alleged child sex abuse by the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile and others has bee...

Pop Star Arrested In Connection With BBC Sex Abuse Scandal

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

LONDON -- Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against the late BBC television host Jimmy Savile arrested former glam rock star and convic...

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.

How Did Jimmy Savile Get Away With It?

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Jimmy Savile was one of the best-known faces on British television. So how was he able to become what police now say was one of the co...

New NYT CEO Speaks Out About Growing Scandal

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | Media

By Kate Holton LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Incoming New York Times chief Mark Thompson said on Wednesday his U.S. employer had given hi...

BBC Pushes Back At Government Over Abuse Investigation

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 12.24.2012 | Media

LONDON — The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one o...

BBC In Crisis As Horrific Sex Abuse Scandal Widens

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC is struggling to contain a crisis sparked by allegations of serial sexual abuse against the late Jimmy Savile, a longtime chil...

Children's Show Host May Have Sexually Assaulted 20 Girls

AP | Posted 12.09.2012 | Crime

LONDON — British police say the late children's television host Jimmy Savile may have sexually assaulted more than 20 girls over a 40-year perio...