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BBC accused of unethical journalism

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7406.67-a (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:67
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    Britain's most prominent assisted reproduction specialist, Professor Ian Craft, has accused the BBC investigative news programme Panorama of using unethical journalism in an attempt to smear him as an irresponsible doctor.


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    Professor Ian Craft: BBC has breached its own guidelines

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    Professor Craft says that Panorama's producers sent an undercover journalist posing as a patient to his Harley Street clinic, the London Fertility Centre, in contravention of BBC guidelines. The visit was …

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