I have huge respect and affection for the BBC. We are lucky to have an organisation of its calibre providing information and entertainment to us here in the UK.
However it is interesting to see the pace at which it moves, and the journalistic use of the word “revealed”.
Tonight, for example, in this piece Chris McLaughlin, BBC Scotland’s Senior Football Reporter, declares, under the headline ”Rangers: Ibrox club’s largest shareholder revealed” :-
“BBC Scotland can reveal that a Dubai-based businessman is currently the single largest shareholder in Rangers.
Arif Naqvi, chief executive of private equity firm Abraaj Capital, owns just under 18% after agreeing to invest £2m back in June.
Naqvi is the man behind Blue Pitch Holdings, but BBC Scotland understands that he has a personal holding in the club….
Other investors include Imran Ahmad … from Zeus Capital, who owns 9.8% ….” Continue reading