Princes William և Harry’s condemnation of BBC և media culture after independent inquiry On Thursday, he concluded that he had a former BBC correspondent Martin Bashir used “deceptive” means to secure his explosive 1995 interview with their late mother, Princess Diana.
The same study found that the BBC “did not concede to its high standards of integrity and transparency” by disguising its fraudulent practice of falsifying documents that its close aides spoke to the press.
“In a video posted on social media, Prince William (also known as the Duke of Cambridge) says that the BBC played on his mother’s fears.” [her] Paranoia ”interview, in which Diana eventually distorted the royal family.
“I think the false way the interview was conducted had a profound effect on what my mother said,” said William. “The interview contributed a lot to the deterioration of my parents’ relationship; countless others have been harmed since then.”
The prince said he was “indescribably sad” to know that “the BBC’s failures have significantly contributed to his fear, paranoid isolation”.
William said he believed the interview contained a “false story” and should not be rebroadcast.
In a separate statement, Prince Harry condemned what he called a “culture of unethical exploitation” in the media, which led to the death of his mother, which he said was still widespread.
“Our mother was an incredible woman who dedicated her life to service. “He was resilient, courageous and undoubtedly sincere,” Harry said in response to a poll on Thursday. “The surge in the culture of exploitation and unethical behavior eventually took his life.
“Thank you to those who received a report. “This is the first step towards justice and truth,” he continued.
“However, what worries me most is that such practices, even worse, are still prevalent today. Then, և now it’s bigger than one outlet, one network or one edition.
“Our mother lost her life because of it, nothing has changed,” said Harry. “By protecting his legacy, we are protecting everyone; we are preserving the dignity with which he has lived his life. “Let’s remember who he was and what he was for.”
In his own explosive interview: Earlier this year, Harry said with Oprah Winfrey that he feared the media would be responsible for the death of his wife, Duchess of Susan Megan (Megan Markle). committed suicide pregnant with their son, Archie, as a result of intense tabloid coverage by the British tabloids.
“My biggest concern was the repetition of history,” he said he said“I have said this many times before, very publicly. And what I saw was history repeating itself, but more, perhaps, or definitely more dangerous, because it adds to the race, it adds to social media. And when I talk about repeating history, I talk about my mother. ”
The BBC: reports On Thursday, when its CEO Tim D. sent a personal letter of apology to Harry, William, Prince Charles and Count Spencer for a behind-the-scenes interview.
According to a new poll released on Thursday, Bashir “tricked” Count Spencer with false information to get to know his royal sister, who then used him to agree to an interview.
Then, when this information first appeared, the BBC “covered up the investigation [Bashir] ensured the interview և the appropriateness of the methods he used. “