TITLE

Czech Paper Describes BBC as "Choking On Judge's Wig" After Hutton Report

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Lucy
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2004, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
On January 28, 2004, Lord Brian Hutton published the results of his inquiry into the death of British weapons expert David Kelly, who the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) reported as questioning Great Britain's case for war against Iraq. To the BBC's amazement, Lord Hutton found wholeheartedly in favor of the government. Kelly had not made the remarks ascribed to him by the "BBC Today" program's Andrew Gilligan, said Hutton, who called the resulting broadcast "unfounded" and the BBC's editorial procedures "defective."
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12583319

 

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