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Fuck-ugly BBC Radio 4 journalist, he was effectively crucified for 'telling the truth' about how the intelligence services were politically co-opted into justifying the invasion of Iraq.  However, while he was undoubtedly correct that the government had 'sexed-up' information about weapons of mass destruction, his undoing was the result of Gilligan 'sexing-up' information from his sources, thus cleverly completely discrediting himself.
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Fuck-ugly BBC [[Radio 4]] [[journalist]], he was effectively crucified for 'telling the truth' about how the intelligence services were politically co-opted into justifying the invasion of [[Iraq]].  However, while he was undoubtedly correct that the government had 'sexed-up' information about weapons of mass destruction, his undoing was the result of Gilligan 'sexing-up' information from his sources, thus cleverly completely discrediting himself.
  
 
''Well, I said "effectively"...''
 
''Well, I said "effectively"...''
  
The enquiry confirmed that he told a Select Committee MP the name of another journalist colleague's source. Some might suggest that selling out a colleague's source further discredited his, err, "journalistic integrity". Managing to have two different versions of the same key meeting on his PDA was another startling own-goal.
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The enquiry confirmed that he told a Select Committee [[MP]] the name of another journalist colleague's source. Some might suggest that selling out a colleague's source further discredited his, err, "[[journalistic integrity]]". Managing to have two different versions of the same key meeting on his [[PDA]] was another startling own-goal.

Revision as of 13:26, 23 May 2005

Fuck-ugly BBC Radio 4 journalist, he was effectively crucified for 'telling the truth' about how the intelligence services were politically co-opted into justifying the invasion of Iraq. However, while he was undoubtedly correct that the government had 'sexed-up' information about weapons of mass destruction, his undoing was the result of Gilligan 'sexing-up' information from his sources, thus cleverly completely discrediting himself.

Well, I said "effectively"...

The enquiry confirmed that he told a Select Committee MP the name of another journalist colleague's source. Some might suggest that selling out a colleague's source further discredited his, err, "journalistic integrity". Managing to have two different versions of the same key meeting on his PDA was another startling own-goal.