Europe

Oct 30, 2012

Holmes: BBC boss’ incuriosity won’t kill this cat

That BBC boss George Entwistle didn't investigate allegations against Jimmy Savile makes sense. It goes to the important Chinese walls at the broadcaster, writes ABC Media Watch host Jonathan Holmes.

Hard though BBC director-general George Entwistle’s incuriosity over the Jimmy Savile scandal may be for outsiders to understand, to those who know the BBC culture it isn’t. His remark that “I absolutely did not want to do anything that demonstrated excessive interest” makes perfect sense.

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