John Sweeney
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BBC stands firm over Panorama North Korea programme

The BBC says an edition of Panorama filmed secretly during a study trip to North Korea will be broadcast later despite claims it may have put students in danger.

Three journalists accompanied 10 London School of Economics students and spent eight days in the country.

The university and its students' union have demanded the corporation withdraw the programme

But BBC head of news programmes Ceri Thomas said the North Korean government was the only party the corporation had deceived.

David Sillito reports.

  • 15 Apr 2013
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