The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the aftermath of a Newsnight broadcast implicating leading 1980s Tory politician. Lord McAlpine in child abuse.
Entwistle has said that as the man "ultimately responsible for all content, and in the light of the unacceptable journalistic standards" he would quit.
He has admitted Newsnight's report, which led to McAlpine being wrongly implicated, should not have been aired, BBC informs....
What is even more scandalous is that he is walking away with his £450,000 years salary!! I wish I had been in a job where I had to resign because I had made bad decisions and still get a years salary. Most people, when dismissed or leaving of their own decision, get nothing! why is this guy different? and he's only been in the job for 8 weeks! Most people get a 3 month probationary period whereby its 1 weeks notice either way.
People sing as they arrive for the memorial service of late South African president Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 December 2013....
"What stormed out in Bulgaria during the last few months was a whirlwind of lies. On their basis a protest movement was organized - someone motivated people to come out in protest, to try to clash with police, to destroy ... read
A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”