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BBC Apology Only Emboldens Dictatorial Regimes

Hoe-Yeong Loke | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK
Hoe-Yeong Loke

I was one of the 10 participants on a trip to North Korea in March 2013, involving students of the London School of Economics (LSE) and undercover journalists of the BBC. When I saw the BBC's apology, following an inquiry by the BBC Trust, I was baffled - it was an apology which I neither needed nor asked for.

The BBC's Exit Strategy If Panorama Students Got Stuck In North Korea Was Dreadful

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

A BBC Panorama programme which sent an undercover team into North Korea as part of a group of LSE students made a "serious failing" and breached a num...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'No Attack On Syria, No Matter What'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 8 September 2013... 1) 'NO ATTACK ON SYRIA, NO MATTER WHAT, SAY VOTERS' That's the splash headline on...

BBC 'Paid Too Much To Senior Staff' In Redundancy Payments

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

BBC pay-offs to senior staff have breached the corporation's own guidelines by being over-generous and have "put public trust at risk", the National A...

Could £450,000 Pay-Off Be Reclaimed?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

The BBC has taken legal advice to establish whether it has any financial claims against former director-general George Entwistle. Tory MP Rob Wilso...

Radio 1 Host Nick Grimshaw's Listener Figures Slide

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw has pulled in the lowest audience for the station's breakfast show for almost seven years during his first months in the jo...

A Poisoned Chalice?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

The acting director general of the BBC will set out his plans for rebuilding trust in the corporation in the wake of the botched Newsnight child abus...

Lord Patten 'BBC Still The Greatest Broadcaster In The World'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

Lord Patten said he still believes the BBC, though not perfect, is "the greatest broadcaster in the world" in the wake of the Newsnight investigation ...

Jimmy Savile 'Molested Brain-Damaged Patient', Nurse Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Lord Patten has asked the BBC director-general George Entwistle to review its guidelines on child protection following what he called the "cesspit" of...

BBC Cuts Force A Reduction In News Presenters

PA | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

BBC News is to cut back on the number of on-screen presenters on its channel, and employ fewer broadcasters in the field for international stories. ...

Salmond In Hot Water After Comparing BBC Boss To Nazi

PA | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Politics

Opposition leaders have called for Alex Salmond to apologise after he used a term linked to officials in Nazi Germany to describe a BBC adviser. Sc...

Leveson Inquiry: Full List Of Invited Audience

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

It reads like a Who’s Who list of the newspaper industry. This is the full list of invited audience for the first of the Leveson Inquiry seminars on...