Ofcom asked to investigate sting on ex-foreign secretaries – The Guardian

Posted September 18th, 2015 in media, news, parliament, public interest, standards by tracey

‘Channel 4 has asked the broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, to investigate a cash-for-access sting on two former foreign secretaries after criticism over its reporting of the allegations. The parliamentary commissioner for standards cleared Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw, and said the damage done to the former MPs could have been avoided if Channel 4’s Dispatches and the Daily Telegraph had accurately reported the exchanges they had filmed.’

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The Guardian, 17th September 2015

Source: www.guardian.co.uk