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Diana, Bashir, and the future of the BBC Stories of our times

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Princess Diana's 1995 interview with BBC journalist Martin Bashir is among the most famous in broadcasting history. But last month an independent investigation found that Bashir had engaged in “deceitful behaviour” in a “serious breach” of the BBC’s guidelines. So why was Bashir rehired in 2016? And with a review of editorial policy now underway, does the scandal now threaten to engulf the whole corporation?


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Guests: 
- Rosamund Urwin, senior reporter, The Sunday Times.
- Tom Bower, investigative journalist and former BBC Panorama reporter.


Host: Manveen Rana.


Clips from: BBC.
 
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Princess Diana's 1995 interview with BBC journalist Martin Bashir is among the most famous in broadcasting history. But last month an independent investigation found that Bashir had engaged in “deceitful behaviour” in a “serious breach” of the BBC’s guidelines. So why was Bashir rehired in 2016? And with a review of editorial policy now underway, does the scandal now threaten to engulf the whole corporation?


This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.


Guests: 
- Rosamund Urwin, senior reporter, The Sunday Times.
- Tom Bower, investigative journalist and former BBC Panorama reporter.


Host: Manveen Rana.


Clips from: BBC.
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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