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BBC on the ropes

Even the BBC admits that it is worthy of criticism in the Gilligan-Kelly matter. The inquiry into
death of former weapons inspector David Kelly revealed that Gilligan, the BBC reporter, had a "slip of the tongue" when he claimed the government had inserted the 45-minute claim "knowing it was wrong". Dr Kelly had not said that, Gilligan had simply inferred it. In other words, he

simply made the thing up, it turns out. Here is some more info on it if you are interested in following the details. I, for one, have seen enough. I’ll just be interested in seeing the final spin that is put on it.

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