The due diligence wasn’t done, the right questions weren’t asked, so Entwistle has reigned and several others will no doubt be asked to leave as well; obviously facts are quite important in journalism.
I would like to know why McAlpine took so long to denounce the accusations. Yes you shouldn’t necessarily have to answer any unfounded accusations, but the fact that the accusations of the so called facts had gone global on the Friday night – it was more exciting that the a christmas soap storyline – with the wealth he possesses you would have though a statement would have been released on the Saturday.
It is evident that Mr Saville was involved with some powerful friends within all aspects of society – that speculation will be rife. Saville was just a small piece of the whole equation we just need to work out the rest of the components.