THE BBC has apologised to Prince Harry after using a neo-Nazi group’s image of him with a gun to his head and calling him a “race traitor”.
The picture appeared on BBC Online and the News at Ten to illustrate an investigation into far-right extremists.
The BBC has apologised to Prince Harry for using a neo-Nazi group’s image of him[/caption]
It was captioned “see ya later race traitor”, suggesting Harry should be shot for marrying someone of mixed race.
But the Beeb has now apologised for not warning him the picture would be broadcast last December.
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It said in a letter to the royal it would be more vigilant before using offensive material in future.
Harry’s spokesman welcomed the apology but said the BBC had given “a platform to something that would have only been seen by a few”.
A BBC source said: “This was an important piece of journalism. We regret the distress caused so we apologised for failing to warn the palace.”
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The Duke of Sussex complained that the use of the image raised security concerns and caused distress for wife Meghan[/caption]
The Beeb have told Prince Harry they will be more vigilant before using offensive material in future[/caption]
The offensive image suggested Harry should be shot for marrying Meghan Markle[/caption]
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