Jimmy Savile

By William Turvill | 26 Aug 2014
It may be two years since Mark Williams-Thomas exposed both sex attack allegations against Jimmy Savile and a BBC cover-up with his ITV Exposure documentary.
By William Turvill | 21 Jul 2014
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
By William Turvill | 08 May 2014
A new list of contacts on the BBC's media centre website names 220 people who work in press and publicity for the corporation as well as four external companies which manage PR.
Jimmy Savile (Credit: Neil Sherwood UTV PA Wire)
By Press Association | 27 Feb 2014
Advertisements are to be placed in national newspapers alerting victims of sex abuse by Jimmy Savile to the availability of compensation, lawyers have said.
By Torin Douglas | 20 Feb 2014
Former BBC media correspondent Torin Douglas explains what it was like to report on one of the worst crises in the history of the BBC from the inside.
By Press Gazette | 11 Dec 2013
The BBC's governing body has asked former news executive Nick Pollard for an explanation about a recording which has been published on the Order-Order blog in which he discusses his failure to include some evidence in his report into the Savile scandal.
By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Nov 2013

After spending £5m on dealing with the Savile disaster so far, MPs are not surprisingly rather keen that the corporation is a little more careful from now on with licence fee payers' cash.

Maria Miller (Reuters)
By Darren Boyle | 22 Oct 2013
Culture Secretary Maria Miller told Parliament that ongoing BBC scandals have the ability to tarnish Britain’s reputation around the globe.
By Dominic Ponsford | 15 Oct 2013
Former BBC head of news Helen Boaden offered to resign the week ITV broadcast allegations of child abuse against Jimmy Savile which had been suppressed by Newsnight.
By Gavriel Hollander | 15 Aug 2013
The man who led the review into the BBC’s decision to drop Newsnight’s Jimmy Savile investigation has labelled the corporation’s news coverage “predictable” and “one-paced” with “a tendency to naivety”.
By William Turvill | 12 Aug 2013
A Channel 4 News investigation into Jimmy Savile and the BBC has become shrouded in mystery.
By Press Gazette | 06 Aug 2013
The BBC spent £9.1m on external legal advice during the last financial year, a freedom of information request has revealed.
By Gavriel Hollander | 16 Jul 2013
The total remuneration paid to BBC executive board members increased by 61 per cent from £2.56 million last year to £4.13 million.
By PA Mediapoint | 16 Jul 2013
The BBC has spent around £5 million investigating the Jimmy Savile sex scandal and its aftermath.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Jun 2013
A senior BBC executive who earns a six-figure salary claimed almost £400 when his holiday was cancelled in the aftermath of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
By Dominic Ponsford | 28 May 2013
Two former Newsnight staffers were vindicated by their peers this week for a story that nearly never saw the light of day.
By William Turvill | 23 May 2013
One of the big surprises at last week’s Bafta Awards was that Mark Williams-Thomas did not win the current affairs category for his ITV Exposure documentary on Jimmy Savile.
The joint winners of the London Press Club scoop of the year prize
By Dominic Ponsford | 22 May 2013
BBC Newsnight's spiked Jimmy Savile child abuse story was today named joint winner of the scoop of the year at the London Press Club.
By William Turvill | 03 May 2013
Three separate Jimmy Savile stories have this year been shortlisted for scoop of the year at the London Press Club Awards.
By Axegrinder | 19 Apr 2013

How Axegrinder broke Watergate

Panorama reporter Shelley Jofre was landed in hot water by The Observer just before Christmas when it interviewed her and published the following Tweet:

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