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This is the twelfth and last installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: New York Times op-ed page columnist Joe Nocera has asked some tough questions about Mark Thompson’s knowledge of the Jimmy Savile matter [click here]; Thompson, who will head the Times Company on Monday,... [Read more...]

Mark Thompson BBC AND COPS KNEW ABOUT SAVILE

This is the eleventh installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: The number of allegations against long-time BBC employee Jimmy Savile has now hit 300; more than 400 inquiries are currently being pursued. It is not as though this is breaking news to Scotland Yard: another allegation... [Read more...]

NY-times-2 NYT FEUD HAS THOMPSON ON THE ROPES

This is the eighth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: If Las Vegas were taking odds on the likelihood that former BBC chief Mark Thompson will take over on November 12 as the new president and CEO of the New York Times Company, the smart money would bet against him. After... [Read more...]

Savile:Parliament2 BBC CHIEF TESTIFIES BEFORE PARLIAMENT

This is the seventh installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: George Entwistle, the new director-general of the BBC, told members of Parliament today that there was no cover-up of the Jimmy Savile scandal, and that no pressure was put on “Newsnight” editor Peter Rippon to... [Read more...]

jimmySaville2_2361841b DOCUMENTARY AIRS TONIGHT ON SAVILE

This is the sixth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Over the weekend, the BBC denied reports that Peter Rippon was resigning; he was the person who spiked a “Newsnight” documentary on BBC icon Jimmy Savile last December. Within hours, Rippon resigned. Tonight,... [Read more...]

slide_256827_1641281_free SAVILE’S EXPLOITS WERE NO SECRET

This is the fifth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: It was reported over the weekend that BBC celebrity Jimmy Savile was so sick that he sexually assaulted his own niece on two occasions. Worse, her grandmother knew it all along but kept her mouth shut: grandma’s brother,... [Read more...]

Sir Jimmy Savile claims SAVILE WAS “CLASSIC CHILD ABUSER”

This is the fourth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Here is what MailOnline said last week about the victims of the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile: “The picture they paint is of a ‘classic’ child abuser, targeting vulnerable youngsters at schools, hospitals and... [Read more...]

Savile SAVILE’S SICK PAST HAUNTS BBC/NYT

This is the third installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Scotland Yard is hot on the trail of Jimmy Savile’s victims, and there appears to be no end to them. Not only are the top cops pursuing 340 inquiries, dating back to 1959, they are being assisted by 14 other police... [Read more...]

Sir Jimmy Savile THE MAN BEHIND BBC/NYT NIGHTMARE

This is the second installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: When BBC icon Jimmy Savile died on October 29, 2011, he was mourned by the BBC faithful. Mark Thompson, the BBC’s general director and now president/CEO-elect of the New York Times Company, said he was “very sad”... [Read more...]

BBC:NYT BLACK CLOUD OVER INCOMING NEW YORK TIMES CEO

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Mark Thompson is slated to start next month as the new president and CEO of the New York Times Company. He comes in under a cloud of suspicion. Almost a year ago, a decision was made at the BBC to kill a “Newsnight” investigation into what is now becoming the most astonishing sexual abuse scandal in the history... [Read more...]

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