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Paxman slammed Savile inquiry

The BBC has published witness statements from the inquiry into why a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile was shelved. The documents reveal presenter Jeremy Paxman's criticisms of the decision to drop the story and of the inquiry.

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BBC acting like 'secret service' over Savile censoring

Lord McAlpine says the BBC is acting like 'the secret service' by censoring criticism of executives over the Jimmy Savile scandal. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph he said:

Of course they should publish them in full, the BBC is not the secret service. There’s no reason for holding back, what Jeremy Paxman said should be printed. It should be explained to people.

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