The dream job becomes a nightmare

“He had wanted to run the BBC since childhood. At the age of six he wrote to the ‘Derector of the BBC’ to complain about the scheduling of Tom and Jerry.” However big a mess George Entwistle made of the Newsnight/Savile affair, it’s hard not to feel a twinge of sympathy when you read the Indy’s profile. The title? “The tragic story of a good man brought down by a basic lack of journalistic curiosity”.

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