PAUL REVOIR and SAM GREENHILL
UK Daily Mail
Oct 22, 2012
Emails which suggest senior BBC executives tried to cover up the Jimmy Savile scandal were pulled from the Panorama expose of the affair, it emerged last night.
The internal messages were withdrawn for ‘legal reasons’ amid fears others implicated in the shelving of the Newsnight report could sue for damages.
The revelation will heighten fears that the corporation is still not telling the full truth about the affair and will pile even more pressure on director-general George Entwistle when he is questioned by MPs today.
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