TITLE

BEEB STILL BURNING

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/3/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 26, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the dispute over the report of legal expert Brian Hutton lambasting the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) for claiming the government lied to justify the Iraq war in Great Britain. Decision of ex-BBC director general Greg Dyke not to make a costly legal challenge to the report; Allegations of reporter Andrew Gilligan that the government had knowingly exaggerated the threat from former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein; Resignation of the reporter from BBC.
ACCESSION #
12185292

 

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