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PANORAMA AND GREG DYKE 2nd December 2002 Referring to my history of Panorama (December) David Lipsey asks: “I wonder what Lindley would have made of its recent programme on corruption in horseracing.” Far from finding it, as he does, “a Chinese meal, tasty but hardly satisfying,” I thought it very good. Immediately following the programme, the minister for sport announced that he wanted “new arrangements for the regulation of racing which achieve the necessary degree of independence and wider accountability.” That sounds like a pretty effective programme to me. It is not Panorama’s journalism that is the problem but its…

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