The BBC's acting Director General, Tim Davie
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Savile inquiry: BBC acting director general denies censorship

Evidence submitted to the Pollard Inquiry - which looked into the reasons why a Newsnight programme dropped an investigation into sex abuse by Jimmy Savile - has been published by the BBC.

In December, the independent review concluded that the decision had been "seriously flawed".

Around three percent of the thousands of newly-released documents had passages blacked out, or redacted.

The acting director general of the BBC, Tim Davie, says this was done purely on legal advice.

  • 22 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK
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