BBC Newsnight - Warming up President Obama’s inaugural speech?

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I draw your attention to this article here:

http://www.prisonplanet.com/bbc-newsnigh...

1. Why did the BBC spliced that tape in such an extraordinary way?

2. Please supply copies of all correspondence relating to the making of this particular piece.

3. How many complaints has the BBC had about the manipulation that went on in this piece?

4. Please supply a copy of the final report of any investigation into this manipulation of the news.

Yours faithfully,

John Walker

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Walker,

Please find attached the response to your request for information which
has been dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

<<RFI20090171 - final response.pdf>>

Kind Regards

Louise Wright
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