At First Minister's Questions, Salmond had said repeatedly that further education spending had increased when it had actually fallen. A humbled First Minister returned to the debating chamber later that afternoon to apologise for misleading Parliament. "Ding, dong!", said Henry.
The Head of Vision who didn't see his own programmes, Twitter or, apparently, the Guardian newspaper, which on Friday revealed that Newsnight had falsely alleged that a senior Conservative politician from the Thatcher era had been a paedophile.
Entwistle had only been director general of the BBC for 54 days, but the corporation will never be the same again.