In the wake of the Pollard report Helen Boaden of fighting a pensioner with 6 heavies in support has been allowed back by the BBC.
Original story at The Register which later turned into 28gate, completely unresolved, festering.
“BBC Pollard Review: BBC accused of multiple failings but executives keep jobs…
But Helen Boaden, the BBC’s head of news, who was criticised for the “casual” way in which she mentioned the Newsnight investigation into Savile to George Entwistle, the then head of BBC Vision, keeps her job and will be back at her desk tomorrow.”
“Jimmy Savile report: Full text
Boaden at BBC press office
Last updated January 2012
Helen Boaden took up her role as Director, BBC News, in September 2004. In April 2011 she became the Director of BBC News Group, taking on additional responsibility for the Global News division, and joined the BBC’s Executive Board.
She oversees UK-wide network news and the BBC’s global news division. She also has responsibility for the BBC’s 12 English Regions.”
“Helen started her journalistic career on campus radio at the University of Sussex.” [and knows New York radio]
“Helen has been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of East Anglia (Suffolk College), the University of Sussex and the University of York.”
Suffolk College don’t want to know about her but UEA write
“Honorary Graduates of the University
Helen Boaden (2002)”
www.uea.ac.uk/polopoly_fs/1.91641!f050.pdf (various pdf)
Probably benign, just a co-incidence, were a few other clubs.
From November the Daily Mail were not happy, today, yet to find out. This old item has significant content from veterans such as John Simpson
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