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BBC apologizes for N-word televised to DJ Sideman | Media

The BBC’s CEO Tony Hall has apologized after the N-word was used in a TV news broadcast, following massive complaints and the dismissal of one of the corporation’s radio DJs. “Every organization needs to be able to recognize when it has made a mistake. We made one here, ”Hall said …

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BBC radio host stops after racial slur is used in news story

Popular British radio host David Whitely, known as ‘Sideman’ on BBC Radio 1Xtra, quit his job after the network decided to include racial pollution in a news story about a racist attack. The radio host took to Instagram on Saturday to express his disappointment on the network, saying they included …

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