I received the following email from the BBC: My Comments are in Blue
"Dear Sir / Madam I write in response to your recent submission via the BBC Complaints website regarding Mark Daly and BBC Scotland/Panorama. My name is David Larner and I am the BBC Audience Services Complaints Co-ordinator with responsibility in this area therefore this matter has been escalated for my personal attention."
They haven't seen escalation yet. In Belgium, the people took to the streets over a failure to prosecute a Pedophile and his wife. They also brought down the Belgium government over the issue. That is escalation.
"I'm sorry for the delay replying. Firstly, I must assure you that the allegations made in your complaint are entirely incorrect. We evaluate many stories, some of which are broadcast and some of which are not if the investigative journalists do not believe that they are viable, as was the case here."
Viable to the BBC means "Approved by the Crown". I doubt their reporters do much more than wait for their morning Press releases from Downing Street.
"We decided to make initial enquiries into this potential news story on the basis of a selection of information provided by Robert Green and by spending a considerable amount of time with some of the parties involved.
Undoubtedly much time was spent waiting for their lunches with the Lord Advocate of Scotland, who has made every effort to stonewall and obstruct justice in the Holly Greig matter.
After careful consideration some time later, before anything had been filmed, the programme team made a professional journalistic decision that they couldn't proceed with the story. Put simply, the evidence we could gather was not sufficient to be able to substantiate all the wide-ranging allegations being made.
Hopefully they will have better luck in gathering evidence on Kristian Digby's (BBC broadcaster) death. It appears that the BBC pervert extraordinaire just died during a solo sex game (source).
The BBC has not, as some people allege, attempted to cover up or suppress this story, nor were our investigations dropped or journalists threatened with dismissal because of intervention by any third party. Mark Daly and the team have been involved in some of the biggest investigations into corruption, racism, murder and child sex abusers broadcast in the UK over many years.
We assume that their courageous efforts don't involve high ranking politicians in Scotland.
"Our Investigations unit has an excellent reputation for fearless journalism and will continue to investigate without constraint to bring to light examples of wrongdoing for the wider public benefit. Therefore to suggest the BBC has been complicit in a cover up of important, impartial and independent journalism is both deeply insulting and without any foundation whatsoever.Whilst clearly Mr Green is entitled to his own views on this matter, BBC reporter Mark Daly has attempted to explain to him the BBC's position as set out above on more than one occasion. I trust this clarifies the misunderstandings on this issue and makes the BBC's position absolutely clear.
I understand perfectly. Medical reports are not considered evidence to the BBC "Investigators". Neither is the fact that Holly Greig was paid about 13,000 pounds for a crime that was never committed. Robert Green being thrown in jail must be commonplace for any reporter that doesn't work for the BBC.
Well, don't expect the BBC to pull their heads out anytime soon. You can however, continue to support the movement by tuning in to the Holly Greig Hour this evening on Paul Drockton Radio (Click Here).
We would invite the BBC, but it appears that they might have a previous engagement with a "solo sex act".