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BBC’s Mark Thompson says Panorama FIFA timing was production-driven coincidence

And if you believe that you’ll believe anything. BBC director general Mark Thompson told Sunday’s Andrew Marr Show that the reason the corporation’s Panorama FIFA programme, which essentially broadcast some warmed-over material about bribery that referred to events at least ...

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BBC fails to make its case for Panorama FIFA bribery programme timing

“It should have been on the History Channel,” said David Dein, former director of Arsenal, of the BBC Panorama programme on bribery at FIFA, the governing body of world football. Dein, who is now trying to apply sticking plaster to ...

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BBC says it isn’t trying to sabotage 2018 World Cup bid – but it’s making a bloody good job of it

The BBC’s Panorama current affairs programme is planning to broadcast an edition on November 29 examining corruption in FIFA, the body that runs world football. On December 2 the twenty-odd delegates of FIFA who will make the decision about the ...

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