Background of the organization and the crisis Public media corporation of the UK One of the most known and prestigious TV in the world More than 23,000 employees BBC Trust Good public imageCompetitors (CNN, ABC, CBS, Al-Jazeera...)
Background of the organization and the crisis (II) Jimmy Savile accused of sexual and child abuse Representative presenter inside the organization Media reports there was abuse inside the own BBC buildings BBC dropped a documentary which investigated the abuses of Jimmy Savile
Organizational response BBC has not been transparent It did not prevent the crisis It basically denied the case despite there were internal voices which confirmated it No independent investigation Only routinary measures Not only a voice --> No credibility
Media Response Some editorials critizing the BBC posture
Media Response (II) The Telegraph ."BBC is known for its high- moral tone but it now has some very damning questions to answer" The Times. "because the BBC feared that it would clash with planned Christmas tributes to one of its biggest stars" International coverage
Stakeholders response Public politics figures want an independent investigation (David Cameron, Ed Miliband...)"...fair with the victims." Activist groups. NSPCC said it was "one of the most prolific sex offenders [...] BBC did not do anything to stop it"
Stakeholders response (II) Stakeholders feel there is a crisis in the organization and nothing it is done to resolve it
Recommendations Transparency Letting the CMT acting freely. No pressures inside the firm Collaborating with the police Prevention – Good internal policies Not focusing the power of decision