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Paxman rapped over 'hogwash'

JEREMY PAXMAN breached guidelines on causing offence in his interview with Professor Richard Dawkins on BBC2's Newsnight, the BBC Trust editorial-standards committee has ruled. The committee rejected a complainant's accusation of bias, but said that some viewers were "unlikely" to have expected the presenter's style to extend to the use of terms such as "religious hogwash" in reference to Genesis, and "stupid people", when ...

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Thu 20 Oct 16 @ 19:09
RT @malcolmguitejust been sent the pdf of my comment piece on #Dylan and the #Nobel prize for the @ChurchTimes - look forward to the ensuing discussion!

Thu 20 Oct 16 @ 18:05
In tomorrow's Church Times: clowning with the Holy Fools, #OpusAnglicanum at the @V_and_A & we interview @PeteGreig