Letter Raises Scrutiny of Ex-BBC Chief
Former BBC head Mark Thompson is coming under increasing fire over when he learned about sex-abuse allegations against the late BBC disc jockey Jimmy Savile.
BBC scandal creates waves for incoming New York Times CEO
The erupting scandal at Britain's public broadcaster, the BBC, over allegations of sexual abuse involving late TV host Jimmy Savile is leading to awkward questions for the New York Times Co's incoming chief executive, Mark Thompson.
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Pressures at Times Co. Will Test New CEO
Mark Thompson's debut at the helm of New York Times Co. Monday signals he has survived the doubts that have dogged him since the Jimmy Savile scandal erupted at the BBC. But big challenges await him at his new job.
U.K. Police: Allegations Against TV Host 'Unprecedented'
British police investigating the alleged pedophilia of the late BBC TV host Jimmy Savile called the scope of allegations against him "unprecedented in the U.K.," saying they've recorded 199 crimes in which Mr. Savile is a suspect, including 31 allegations of rape.
Savile Police Files Reviewed
England's top prosecutor is combing through old police files about the late BBC host Jimmy Savile to figure out why British authorities didn't bring charges against him before his death last year, amid allegations of indecent assault.
BBC Chief Defends Handling of Scandal
The BBC director general defended the network's handling of the scandal over Jimmy Savile sex-abuse allegations.