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BBC Scandals: The 9 Biggest Upsets, From Blue Peter Cat-Name-Fixing To The Hutton Inquiry

10/23/2012 03:32 pm 15:32:52

From the name of a Blue Peter cat to whether Jeremy Clarkson's voice can be used outside the corporation, the BBC has seen its fair share of scandals.

The BBC director general, George Entwistle was accused by MPs of failing to "get a grip" on the crisis after a Newsnight programme on the allegations was ditched.

In 2003 the broadcaster was plunged into crisis after the tragic events that led to the suicide of Dr David Kelly, who was named as a source for a report on the Today programme about the government's preparations for the Iraq war.

The corporation has also been hit with a number of bizarre scandals, including a storm over its Diamond Jubilee coverage which was branded "irreverant".

See below for a run-down of the 9 biggest scandals to hit the corporation.

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