A listener complained that the presenter displayed bias during an interview on the dismissal of Sharon Shoesmith, former head of Haringey children’s services.
A passage during the interview was inappropriately antagonistic in tone, which may have given listeners the impression that the presenter was expressing her own views on a matter of controversy.
The Editor of the programme will discuss the finding with Ms Feltz, with a view to identifying how the interview went wrong and avoiding any repetition. The programme team will review the provisions for briefing guest presenters on the handling of controversial subjects.
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