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originally posted by: HumanPLC
I'm really hoping that people use this upcoming general election to demonstrate the growing distaste regarding our politicans. Its becoming more and more obvious that the majority of these folk are not on 'our' side in any way shape or form!
originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: Britguy
If evidence comes out it is still covered up (it is) I think we need a revolution but how many of the general public will actually act on it?.
I don't think many .
"The scandal is simply this: the BBC is forcing out or demoting the journalists who exposed Jimmy Savile as a voracious abuser of girls. As Meirion Jones put it to me: “There is a small group of powerful people at the BBC who think it would have been better if the truth about Savile had never come out. And they aim to punish the reporters who revealed it.”
BBC managers have shifted Tom Giles, the editor of Panorama, out of news. Peter Horrocks, an executive who insisted throughout the scandal that the BBC must behave ethically, announced last September that he was resigning to “find new challenges”. Clive Edwards, who as commissioning editor for current affairs oversaw the Panorama documentary, was demoted. The television trade press reported recently that his future is “not yet clear” (which doesn’t sound as if he has much of a future at all).
"The power of hierarchies is hard to break. But if you want to fight fraud in the City or the rape of children, it has to be broken. A start can be made by insisting that everyone from John Humphrys in the morning to Evan Davis at night tells the truth about the purge of the BBC’s truth tellers."
Source : The Guardian