Mark Thompson; Savile Inquiry; Will Wyatt

The former Chief Executive of BBC Broadcasting and author of the BBC's enquiry into another recent crisis -Queengate - Will Wyatt - talks for the very first time about how the Corporation has handled the Savile scandal. Plus David Folkenflik from National Public Radio tells us why the New York Times is beginning to question if Mark Thompson is the right man to be their CEO.
Could a new plan to save Britain's ailing local newspapers work? a question Lorna Tilbian of Numis Securities and Neil Fowler - former editor of the Western Mail, Newcastle Journal and Derby Evening Telegraph.
And as the financial crisis in Greece intensifies journalists are in the firing line of state attempts to shut them up - we hear from the front line.
Presented by Steve Hewlett
Produced by Beverley Purcell.

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