Wednesday, November 28, 2012



NYT writer accuses Mark Thompson of 'wilful ignorance' over Jimmy Savile

Joe Nocera pulled no punches in his piece on the incoming boss on Tuesday, headlined The Right Man for the Job?, which questioned whether the family that controls the paper, the Sulzbergers, had made the right choice in appointing Thompson. Mark Thompson, the former BBC director general, has been accused of "appearing wilfully ignorant" about the Jimmy Savile scandal by a New York Times columnist, just weeks before he takes over as chief executive of the paper. * The Jimmy Savile scandal, Mark Thompson and the New York Times
Savile is unknown in the US. The real issue is Arthur Sulzberger Jr's judgment in embracing the BBC's former director general (Wolf, Guardian)


Rocker Gary Glitter busted in connection to Jimmy Savile child-sex scandal: reports(NYP) * Jimmy Savile rumours: Mark Thompson's BBC office 'had TWO alerts about child abuse claims'Daily Mail‎ * Mark Thompson's Office Was Reportedly 'Warned' About Jimmy Savile Child Sex Ab(Huff Post)

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