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  • NYT defends incoming chief amid BBC scandal

    The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one of Britain's most respected news organizations to one of America's.


  • BBC Trust warns UK govt over Savile investigation

    The chairman of the BBC Trust has underscored the organization's independence, issuing a thinly-veiled warning to the British government to refrain from interfering in the pedophile investigation into late entertainer Jimmy Savile.


  • BBC boss faces tough questions over Savile scandal

    The BBC chief says allegations about decades of sexual abuse by its longtime TV host Jimmy Savile _ and the broadcaster's failure to stop him _ constitute a "very grave" crisis for the venerable organization.


  • More BBC staff probed on sex claims post-Savile

    A sexual abuse scandal shaking the BBC broadened Tuesday, with the broadcaster saying that it is investigating claims of sexual abuse and harassment against nine staff members and contributors, in addition to the late disgraced children's TV host Jimmy Savile.


  • BBC Director-General George Entwistle gives evidence on the Jimmy Savile sexual-abuse case to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons in London on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Press Association)

    BBC boss: Corporate culture aided abuser Savile

    The BBC has become the latest large institution to find itself accused of failing to stop sex abusers in its midst, with its chief acknowledging on Tuesday that a "cultural problem" within the broadcaster had allowed the late TV host Jimmy Savile to molest children and teenagers for decades.


  • BBC airs unseen expose on its disgraced star

    BBC reporters put their own bosses in the hot seat over their role in an expanding pedophilia scandal, airing footage from a previously unseen expose of one of the BBC's most popular entertainers and quizzing senior management about why they canned the bombshell program.


  • UK's leader criticizes BBC over Jimmy Savile abuse

    The BBC faced growing fallout Monday over sexual abuse allegations against a popular children's TV entertainer, as Prime Minister David Cameron accused the broadcaster of changing its story about why it killed a news segment on the accusations.


  • BBC airs unseen expose on its disgraced star

    BBC reporters put their own bosses in the hot seat over their role in expanding pedophilia scandal Monday, airing footage from a previously-unseen expose of one of the BBC's most popular entertainers and quizzing senior management about why they canned the bombshell program.


  • BBC faces more fallout on Savile scandal

    The BBC faced growing fallout Monday over sexual abuse allegations against a popular children's TV entertainer, as Prime Minister David Cameron accused the broadcaster of changing its story about why it killed a news segment on the accusations.


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