19th Dec 2007, by Andrew Barr

10 Yetis Shakes Head At BBC Pogues Story

OH MY GOD! Did you listen to BBC yesterday? They managed to whip themselves up into a storm about a news story, about themselves, about the Pogues, about the fact they got rid of the word Faggot from the song.

So let me make sure I have this straight.

BBC Edited the word Faggot out of Xmas hit by The Pogues
BBC News picks up on this and runs the story all day saying people are up in arms
BBC has crisis meeting with boss Andy Parfitt and he decided to put the word back in
BBC News runs story all afternoon (as the main story) on BBC about the u-turn on Pogues lyric

Pic Cred - Guardian
Andy Parfitt, Pogues restorer
Obviously a skeleton news crew and little news around BBC offices yesterday.


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