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BBC: The Payola Scandal

BBC PAYOLA SCANDAL and the JIMMY SAVILE encounter In 1971 the BBC was embroiled in what was to be known as the “Payola Scandal” following an undercover expose by the News of the World.  A singer, Janie Jones and her ‘accomplice’ Eric Gilbert, were sent to trial in 1973 at the Old Bailey accused of… Continue reading BBC: The Payola Scandal