BBC director general George Entwistle has resigned after the broadcaster put out a programme denounced by its chairperson as shoddy journalism.
British broadcaster the BBC has had to backtrack and apologise for airing a film implicating a senior politician in a child sex scandal.
Jimmy Savile was one of the UK's biggest stars - and, allegedly, its worst sexual predator. Now the nation asks if there was a link between the two.
Late British TV star Jimmy Savile, who has been accused of sex abuse, regularly took girls on late night trips to a hospital where he was a volunteer.
An inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices got under way with the corporation reeling from claims of child sex abuse perpetrated by Jimmy Savile.
Gary Glitter, who has served two jail sentences for sexual offences, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into TV star Jimmy Saville.
The BBC is in the middle of a growing scandal involving a television host who was once one of its highest-profile stars.