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BBC chief quits amid broadcaster's child sex abuse turmoil
November 10, 2012 / 9:27 PM / 5 years ago

BBC chief quits amid broadcaster's child sex abuse turmoil

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - BBC Director General George Entwistle resigned on Saturday, just two months into the job, after failing to get to grips with a child sex abuse scandal that has thrown the 90-year-old state-funded broadcaster into turmoil.

Entwistle has faced widespread criticism since a rival broadcaster carried charges last month that a former BBC star, the late Jimmy Savile, was one of Britain’s most prolific sex offenders.

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