Newsnight report: 'Basic journalistic checks not completed'


The BBC has begun disciplinary action against staff involved in Newsnight’s erroneous Lord McAlpine report after an internal inquiry found that journalists failed to carry out “basic” checks.

BBC begins disciplinary measures

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