He has been interviewed by the corporation as he left work:
BBC statement on BBCNI director Peter Johnston: "We can confirm he was involved in decisions about the BBC Newsnight report." No more detail
Head of BBC NI Peter Johnston is not quitting. Asked on his way out of work, if he was reconsidering his position, he said: "No, I am not."
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