BBC News, 20 October 2011

Complaint

We have received complaints from viewers who felt that the footage of Col Gaddafi's capture, and images apparently showing his corpse were too graphic to be shown as part of the news coverage from Libya.

Response from BBC News

Mary Hockaday, Head of BBC Newsroom, has blogged about the challenges of covering this story and the decision to show the footage. You can read this at:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/theeditors/2011/10/the_challenges_of_reporting_ga.html

 

 

 

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