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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by Pinkie View Post
    [COLOR="#cc0066"]40 years ago?

    This guy just died....why do you say all the abuse happened 40+ years ago, Pete?
    Much if not all yes. He was at his height of power in the 60s, to early/mid 1990s, when he basically retired for the most part.. yes there was showing up here and there once in a while, but nothing like what he did in the 60s to the early/mid 1990s.

    I am sick to my stomach over this story -- if any business had clean hands IMO, it was the goddamned BBC. I'll never look at them the same way ever again.
    Come on.. while the BBC is at fault yes, you are more sick of them than the police who ignored the allegations or the charities and hospitals who also ignore the accusations? It is not the job of the BBC to hunt peadophiles.. however the police...

    On the bright side though, this case has caused a flood of new cases (not against Savile) pouring in at the police and charities that deal with such abuse.
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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Wasn't this guy just a glorified disc jockey? I remember him as a DJ during my time in England. Doesn't make his crimes any less reprehensible, but let's not elevate him to the Huntley-Brinkley level.
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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiggen View Post
    Wasn't this guy just a glorified disc jockey? I remember him as a DJ during my time in England. Doesn't make his crimes any less reprehensible, but let's not elevate him to the Huntley-Brinkley level.
    Basically yes... he was the first and last presenter (not only I believe) of Top of the Pops... a well known music show on TV in the UK and around the world actually.
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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Basically yes... he was the first and last presenter (not only I believe) of Top of the Pops... a well known music show on TV in the UK and around the world actually.
    Meh, give me the peel sessions

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    We know this happens all the time here in the United States as well. This is one time I think we need a new law making every adult over the age of 25 (or whatever) a mandatory reporter.

    If a prosecutor can prove that someone knew (or should have known) that a child was being abused and failed to report it to the authorities, they should be sitting in jail. (Not report it to your boss...not report it to the father...to the mother...report it to the appropriate authorities.
    Amen, sista.

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Basically yes... he was the first and last presenter (not only I believe) of Top of the Pops... a well known music show on TV in the UK and around the world actually.
    Why on God's green earth would the Queen knight some dufus disc jockey?

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    What say you guys as to the NYT's incoming CEO, Mark Thompson, who is the former BBC General Manager? Should he be fired? Should he be arrested?

    I certainly think so.

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post


    Very interesting show in England, one of my favourites still to this day who once had him on the show.

    They talk about the allegations.
    Why is there so much studio audience fake laughter on that show, given the topic? What's funny about this?

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by Neomalthusian View Post
    Why is there so much studio audience fake laughter on that show, given the topic? What's funny about this?
    It's their Daily Show, filmed in front of a live studio audience so the laughter isn't fake. What's funny is what they said.

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    Re: BBC Pedophilia Scandal Could End Several Careers

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben K. View Post
    It's their Daily Show, filmed in front of a live studio audience so the laughter isn't fake. What's funny is what they said.
    Must be a cultural difference then. I guess there's nothing they can't spin up some cheap humor about. Even child rape. British humor...

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