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BBC boss tries to throttle back Clarkson

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: August 22, 2014

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BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has warned Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson that "no one person is bigger than the BBC" after a series of headline-making gaffes by the star. Mr Cohen ordered an internal investigation into the hit show after a string of controversies saw it criticised by communications watchdog Ofcom for breaching broadcasting rules over a "racial" term used by Clarkson. Appearing on Richard Bacon's show on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mr Cohen said he had had "frank" conversations with Clarkson but refused to say whether he was on a final warning.

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