Training college set up after post-Hutton reviewOn 29 Jun 2004 in Personnel Today The BBC is to set up a journalist training college, following an internalreview of the corporation’s editorial operations and guidelines. The Neil Report, commissioned after the Hutton Inquiry into the death ofDavid Kelly, said staff should be trained to “deliver the BBC’s corevalues at every level of their career”. The college will cater for 7,000 journalists at the BBC. Journalists will also be subject to wide-ranging checks, includingrestrictions on breaking stories during live interviews and a duty to ensureserious allegations are put to the parties concerned in good time before theyare broadcast. The report defines the BBC’s five core values as: truth and accuracy;serving the public interest; impartiality and diversity of opinion;independence; and accountability. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.