Jeremy Duns examines leaked documents which suggest close links between MI6 and the British press during the Cold War.
In December 1968, the British media was shaken by a series of secret documents leaked to Soviet state newspapers. The documents claimed a range of key Fleet Street correspondents and news chiefs were working for the intelligence services. Further papers alleged close links between the BBC and MI6.
Duration: 28 minutes
First broadcast: Monday 04 March 2013
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