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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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