Sunday, 1 February 2009

Yes, but no, but...

'Sun' editor Rebekah Wade said at Monday's Hugh Cudlipp lecture she's sick of defending Kelvin MacKenzie, her predecessor. But does she also have to apologise for Trevor Kavanagh, her paper's associate editor? In his column that day he decried the BBC for failing to broadcast the Gaza appeal, calling the uproar "as loud as it is justified". The only other broadcaster not to show the appeal was, er, Sky, News Corp stable-mate of 'The Sun'. Luckily, the paper was back on message the next day when Fergus Shanahan pronounced the Beeb was right after all. Phew!

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