Integrity of the source is key to veracity
The calamities engulfing major news organisations show the importance of checks and balances, says Bob Hughes
JOURNALISM is in crisis. The BBC, the ultimate symbol of broadcast integrity, has been plunged into disarray by the furore over Newsnight's handling of the Savile allegations.
Newsnight's editor Peter Rippon has stood aside pending inquiries into why the programme dropped its investigation into Savile's conduct.