Emily Maitlis blasts BBC for quick apology over Dominic Cummings tirade

Emily Maitlis blasts BBC for quick apology over Dominic Cummings tirade

Emily Maitlis blasts BBC for apologising so quickly over her Dominic Cummings tirade 'when corporation took up to three decades to investigate Martin Bashir' - Emily Maitlis has suggested the BBC, her employer, reconsider its priorities - The Newsnight presenter was rebuked following tirade on Dominic Cummings - In monologue she said advisor 'broke the rules' with Durham trip but No10 had offered 'blind loyalty' - Maitlis hit back at quick apology, saying it could decades for investigation into Martin Bashir's Diana interview to take place Emily Maitlis has hit out at the BBC over how quick they were to apologise for her Newsnight rant on Dominic Cummings breaking lockdown rules when it took 'up to three decades' to investigate Martin Bashir. The presenter, who has twice been rebuked by her employer for 'breaches of impartiality', accused the broadcaster of caving in to political pressure from Downing Street and suggested it reconsider its priorities. Maitlis received 23,000 complaints following a monologue on the show last year after it emerged Mr Cummings – then the Prime Minister's chief advisor – had …
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