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STAT ATTACK
BBC breaks its own guidelines amending a claim by its head of statistics that questioned the casualty figures in Gaza gathered by the UN.

SOUR NOTE
Roger Wright departs from the Proms and Radio 3 to garlands – but not from David Mellor (who was axed from R3 when Wright first took over).

SCREEN WIPEOUT
More changes at ailing TV station London Live, which is to shun the youf who shunned it to target 25 to 44 year old viewers instead.

OWN GOAL
World Cup sponsor Adidas congratulates itself for having ‘smashed it’ in Rio… as second quarter profits fall 16 percent.

CAUGHT OUT FIRST BALL
Sky Sports boss Barney Francis claims he could once have made it as a pro cricketer – but no one from his era in the Notts under-15s remembers him!

DIVERSITY DILEMMA
Why the BBC Diversity Unit’s latest wheeze – Expert Voices training days – may come a cropper in court if you’re white and apply for a place.

PLUS: Desperate Marketing, Dumb Britain, Desperate Business & more.

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