Via The Telegraph
The planned broadcast of a Panorama investigation into Comic Relief has reportedly been cancelled after a string of BBC executives ruled themselves out of making decisions about it.
The documentary is understood to examine how the charity allegedly invested £150 million of its funds for up to eight years, before handing the money to the causes for which it had been raised.
Some of the money was allegedly invested in tobacco firms and an arms company.
By the end of last year, the charity was allegedly sitting on £261million in a mixture of shares, bonds and cash.
The six-month investigation also explores how staffing costs at Comic Relief have allegedly almost doubled from £7.1million a year in 2008 to £13.5 million by 2012.
The programme was scheduled to air later this month but is reported to have been postponed. Continue Reading….
They “allegedly” invested funds in to tobacco firms and an arms company, the same companies that supply arms to war torn regions. War torn regions who ‘Comic Relief’ claim to be helping.
‘Comic Relief says it has no control over where its money is invested’.
These revelations just confirm what many of us have suspected for sometime.
As for ‘Auntie Beeb’…..
The BBC shut down Newsnight’s Jimmy Savile exposé which then opened the door for rival ITV who aired a damming documentary exposing Savile, and the cover up surrounding the deceased paedophile.
Now they have “allegedly” shut down this exposé. They obviously haven’t learned from past mistakes.
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