BBC chief quits over scandal

Nov 12 2012, 02:06 IST
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SummaryThe head of the BBC’s governing body Chris Patten said on Sunday the broadcaster needs a radical overhaul following the resignation of its CEO in wake of a scandal over a botched report on child sex-abuse allegations.

The head of the BBC’s governing body Chris Patten said on Sunday the broadcaster needs a radical overhaul following the resignation of its CEO in wake of a scandal over a botched report on child sex-abuse allegations.

George Entwistle resigned on Saturday night after a news programme wrongly implicated a British politician in a child sex-abuse scandal, deepening a crisis sparked by revelations it decided not to air similar allegations against one of its own stars.

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