Back in the day teenage groupie sex was epidemic. It was the fuel that drove rock and roll. It is not in the same category as the Belgian paedophile rings or the systemic abuse of children by Catholic priests. It just isn't. Celebrities get targeted by wanton teenage girls. I know, because I've been the hunter.
There is "overwhelming" evidence Sir Cyril Smith sexually abused young boys and authorities missed the chance to prosecute
British journalists and media in the UK has some of the most talented, producers, presenters and reporters to have ever graced our columns and channels but there are no excuses for Saville and Murdoch.
If we are to challenge a culture of abuse, we must listen to our children. We must also create a society where all are listened to, regardless of gender, class or race. Only then might such systematic abuses become a thing of the past.
Society as a whole doesn't benefit from the open invitation to every person who had a bad encounter with Savile to reveal all. In fact, society, the big communal space we all inhabit, looks set to be the biggest loser in all this.
A soldier who was part of a sex abuse ring that held "paedophile parties" has been jailed indefinitely, Scotland Yard said
The removal of Jimmy Savile's headstone is symbolic of the public mood and the appropriate gesture to fellow deceased in neighbouring plots.
The weird, yodelling, late light entertainer is likewise being subjected to a post-mortem trial. He's accused of sexually assaulting girls, with everyone from ITV to the scandal-thirsty Twitterati pointing a massive collective finger at this man who cannot defend himself while yelling: "PAEDOPHILE."
A former teacher told a girl's parents she needed extra help at school as a ruse to allow him to groom her for sexual abuse
The announcement this week that regulations on childrens' care homes will be tightened up served as further confirmation