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BBC to apologize for ‘distorting some known facts’ on Panorama

The BBC Trust's editorial standards committee has found that a BBC Panorama program from November 2007 distorted facts for which the BBC will make an on-air correction and apology. The episode in question was found to have inaccurately reported on the findings of a U.S. study into the treatment of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
February 24, 2010

The BBC Trust’s editorial standards committee has found that a BBC Panorama program from November 2007 distorted facts for which the BBC will make an on-air correction and apology. The episode in question was found to have inaccurately reported on the findings of a U.S. study into the treatment of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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