Sky News fined over phony story

Whiteman, Bobbie
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/17/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 52, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the fines charged against Sky News by Independent Television Commission over a fake report from a Royal Navy submarine during the war in Iraq. Rules violated by the television network; Worth of penalty charged against the television network.


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