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BBC officials criticize company

Cushy culture turned blind eye

LONDON — The BBC is a bloated, top-heavy, and poorly led corporation staffed by dull executives and backbiting journalists — and that’s just what the company’s leadership says.

In 3,000 pages of e-mails and interviews published Friday, the BBC’s top officials have harsh words for the institutional culture of their respected media group, whose image has been damaged by a scandal over a top entertainer who police say sexually assaulted hundreds of women and children.

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