Long-awaited report into handling of Newsnight debacle to be released on Friday
Jeremy Vine will host this weekend's edition of The Andrew Marr Show as the broadcaster continues to "make progress" after his stroke.
The former director general of the BBC is being asked to clarify exactly what he knew when
Senior BBC News executives are fighting to save their jobs ahead of a report expected to heavily criticise the corporation’s handling of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
The not-for-profit journalism group dragged into the row over the Newsnight report that led to Lord McAlpine being wrongly exposed as a paedophile has said it had had no control over the story but admitted failings over a decision to second one of its reporters to the BBC.
Lord McAlpine has reached a £125,000 settlement with ITV and Phillip Schofield over a This Morning programme on 8 November.
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Don't sacrifice decades of journalistic quality because of two very different mistakes
Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose the late entertainer as a paedophile, has said.
Tim Davie, also a habitué of extreme marathons, may cope with the pressures of the job rather better than his predecessor
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ITV sent letter to BBC chiefs detailing allegations of abuse by Savile, weeks before TV exposé
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