TITLE

THE BEEB'S BIG BOOMERANG

AUTHOR(S)
Moscou, Jim
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/9/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Tells of the scandal rocking the BBC over a story alleging that Tony Blair doctored intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Sloppy reporting by Andrew Gilligan; Suicide of the government aide who was the chief focus of the BBC story; Aftermath of the scandal at the BBC including the resignation of the BBC's chairman Gavyn Davies; Comment from a BBC employee.
ACCESSION #
12104324

 

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