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The BBC at 100: scandals break

David Hendy discusses some of the scandals that have surrounded the BBC across the past two decades – both new and historical

Published: July 22, 2022 at 1:48 pm
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In the penultimate episode of our series marking the centenary of the BBC, David Hendy looks back at some of the scandals surrounding the corporation across the past two decades – both new and historical – and what they tell us about its relationship with politics and the public.


David Hendy is the author of The BBC: A People’s History (Profile Books, 2022)


Matt EltonDeputy Editor, BBC History Magazine

Matt Elton is BBC History Magazine’s Deputy Editor. He has worked at the magazine since 2012 and has more than a decade’s experience working across a range of history brands.


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