BBC 'to censor' parts of Savile report

The BBC will make public today transcripts from the Pollard Report which looked at the way the corporation handled the shelving of a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile. Sections of the transcripts are expected to be censored.

New BBC Broadcasting House
New BBC Broadcasting House Credit: Press Association

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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.