BBC slaps wrists over WiFi health warning story

Michelle Donegan

December 4, 2007

1 Min Read
Beeb Says Oops

9:10 AM -- Remember the WiFi health scare-mongering story the BBC's Panorama produced in the Spring this year? It was widely criticized after it aired for being woefully inaccurate. Well, the BBC's Editorial Complaints Unit has ruled -- surprise, surprise -- that the program was misleading. (See Should We Be Worried?)

— Michelle Donegan, European Editor, Unstrung

About the Author(s)

Michelle Donegan

Michelle Donegan is an independent technology writer who has covered the communications industry for the last 20 years on both sides of the Pond. Her career began in Chicago in 1993 when Telephony magazine launched an international title, aptly named Global Telephony. Since then, she has upped sticks (as they say) to the UK and has written for various publications including Communications Week International, Total Telecom and, most recently, Light Reading.  

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