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BBC caught up in N-word row as 1Xtra presenter Sideman dramatically quits the broadcaster

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

BBC 1Xtra presenter Sideman, real name David Whitely has left the BBC today after it aired a report featuring a racial slur read by BBC social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin last month.
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Radio 1Xtra Presenter Sideman Quits Over BBC's Use Of N-Word

Radio 1Xtra Presenter Sideman Quits Over BBC's Use Of N-Word

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Radio 1Xtra presenter Sideman has quit the BBC “effective immediately” over the use of the N-word in a news report. The DJ, whose real name is David Whitely, said the “action and the defence of the action feels like a slap in the face of our community”. In a video posted on his Instagram account, he said: “This is an error in judgment where I can't just smile with you through the process and act like everything is OK. “I'm happy working with organisations until we all get it right, but this feels like more than getting it wrong. “The action and the defence of the action feels like a slap...
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BBC presenter quits in protest after N-word allegedly used in attack repeated on air

BBC presenter quits in protest after N-word allegedly used in attack repeated on air

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Radio 1Xtra presenter Sideman said he could no longer work for broadcaster after racial slur reported A BBC radio presenter has quit his job after the corporation defended its decision to broadcast the N-word in a television news broadcast. Radio 1Xtra presenter Sideman said he no longer felt comfortable working for the national broadcaster after it stuck by the decision to broadcast the language in a report on a racially motivated hit-and-run attack.
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Sideman quits BBC over news report containing racist term

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

BBC Radio 1xtra presenter Sideman has announced he is quitting the corporation over a news report which contained a racist term.
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