Peter Rippon

BBC Start Search For Next Newsnight Editor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK

The BBC has launched a search for the next editor of Newsnight after the news and current affairs programme dropped a report into Jimmy Savile's decad...

Pollard Review: The Key Points

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

The six key points from the Pollard report into the BBC's decision to drop a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile's sexual abuse. THE REAL T...

'We're Making A Problem For Ourselves'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Jeremy Paxman gave his own boss a taste of his hard-hitting interview style when he warned him over a blog defending the decision to leave an investig...

Newsnight's Jimmy Savile Decision Was 'Flawed', Led To 'Chaos And Confusion'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

The decision to drop Newsnight's report into Jimmy Savile's decades long campaign of sexual abuse was "flawed" and plunged the BBC into "chaos and con...

The BBC Car Crash Rolls on: Entwistle's Resignation Must Have the Rest of the Media Cackling

Sian Boyle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sian Boyle

What next for the great British Broadcasting Corporation? I predict that this car crash will play out, more heads will roll and the internal and external torrent of frenzied accusations will inevitably dry to a trickle. But I think it's important to remember that the BBC has produced excellent journalism, and in the scheme of things, a couple of (albeit very) bad decisions on Newsnight don't constitute the abolishment of the programme or of the BBC's entire 90-year-old reputation.

BBC Pulls New Tricks Episode After Jimmy Savile Allegations

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

The BBC has pulled an episode of crime drama New Tricks about an under-age sex ring in a care home in the light of allegations about Jimmy Savile. ...

Newsnight Editor To Stand Aside As BBC Reviews Savile Allegations

Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Newsnight's Peter Rippon is to stand aside while the BBC reviews its response to the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, it was announced on Monday. Rippon ...

'The Worst Crisis In Nearly 50 Years At The BBC'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

A Panorama documentary is set to plunge the BBC into fresh controversy by claiming the corporation pulled an investigation into the Jimmy Savile sex a...