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BBC director-general resigns after child abuse broadcastJUST IN: BBC’s director-general George Entwistle has resigned, following ‘Newsnight’ child abuse broadcast. The Nov. 2 broadcast wrongly implicated a politician in a child sex-abuse scandal.More on BreakingNews.com: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/uk-child-abuse-allegationsPhoto: George Entwistle leaves Parliament on October 23, 2012. (Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images)

Entwistle spoke on the controversial Newsnight episode earlier today, and while conceding the show was “fundamentally wrong,” he claimed he had no knowledge of the program prior to broadcast. Now, just hours later, and he’s gone.

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BBC director-general resigns after child abuse broadcast

JUST IN: BBC’s director-general George Entwistle has resigned, following ‘Newsnight’ child abuse broadcast. The Nov. 2 broadcast wrongly implicated a politician in a child sex-abuse scandal.

More on BreakingNews.com: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/uk-child-abuse-allegations

Photo: George Entwistle leaves Parliament on October 23, 2012. (Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images)

Entwistle spoke on the controversial Newsnight episode earlier today, and while conceding the show was “fundamentally wrong,” he claimed he had no knowledge of the program prior to broadcast. Now, just hours later, and he’s gone.

November 10, 2012 // 16:43 // 1 year ago
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