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BBC denies 'death threat' in Scientology row

Title: BBC denies 'death threat' in Scientology row
Date: Monday, 14 May 2007
Publisher: The Telegraph (UK)
Author: Stephen Adams
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The BBC has hit back at accusations that it orchestrated a demonstration against Scientologists during which a "terrorist death threat" was allegedly made. It comes as a bitter row develops between the Corporation and Scientologists over a highly critical Panorama documentary about the religion, in which a veteran reporter lost his temper and screamed for 30 seconds at a Church member. The BBC has seriously reprimanded John Sweeney for the outburst, which the journalist has admitted was "wrong and stupid". The ... [Read the rest at]