Fury at bungling BBC after tributes to Jimmy Savile appear alongside website reports of Robin Williams’ ‘suicide’

Fury at bungling BBC after tributes to Jimmy Savile appear alongside website reports of Robin Williams’ ‘suicide’ 

  • BBC tribute to Jimmy Savile appeared beside news of Robin Williams’ death
  • BBC said website rankings depend entirely on what readers are looking at
  • The Savile story featured praise from several celebrities and even royalty
  • One Twitter users claimed the Savile story was ‘ridiculously inappropriate’
  • A licence fee payer described the Savile tributes as ‘a sick joke’
  • Robin Williams was found dead in his Californian home yesterday morning
  • The BBC said it does not delete stories from its online archive
  • BBC said social media users sharing the Savile story raised its popularity

Source: Mail Online.

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