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Peter Rippon Newsnight silence

Peter Rippon, who stepped aside from his role as Newsnight editor after the programme decided not to run a report on Jimmy Savile's alleged sexual abuse, refused to comment on whether the BBC programme could survive.

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Hugh Grant on the BBC in crisis

Discussing the recent developments at the BBC, actor Hugh Grant has told ITV1's The Agenda that the reaction of the corporation - to have people leaving their positions - is in stark contrast to that of the print media, when similar errors have been made.

The Agenda with Tom Bradby is on ITV1 at 10:35pm.

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