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Lord Patten has addressed rumours that the corporation may drop Newsnight following the programme's editorial crisis. The BBC Trust chairman said that the end of BBC Two's late-night 50-minute political review slot would be "very sad". George Entwistle yesterday brought to a close the shortest ever reign as director general, resigning after 55 days due to a second scandal at Newsnight involving the false implication of a former politician in sex abuse claims. Interviewed on The Andrew Marr Show, Patten said that an unnamed Newsnight presenter is making a "rather quick judgement" by apparently (more) »

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