Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Lord Reith takes another turn or two...

Two years on from Lord Hutton's devastating criticisms, and it seems the BBC is still feeling jittery.
Still, it is heartening to see that when they make serious errors of journalism nowadays, they are big enough to admit and quickly correct them.

From the minute-by-minute online commentary on last night's Birmingham-Reading FA Cup tie:


Correction - 49:58
Defending throw-in by Ibrahima Sonko (Reading).

49:58
Attacking throw-in by Ibrahima Sonko (Reading).

Correction - 49:10
Defending throw-in by Ibrahima Sonko (Reading).

49:10
Attacking throw-in by Ibrahima Sonko (Reading).


Phew. You had me going there for a minute, fellas.
Well, 48 seconds.

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