Face the Facts
Face the Facts is a consumer affairs programme on
BBC Radio 4, featuring investigative journalism, that has been running since the mid-1980s. Currently introduced by John Waite, brother of the well-known humanitarian and churchman Terry Waite, it usually focuses on individuals or organisations within the UK or Europe thought to be corrupt, engaged in malpractice or active criminality. The programme has imitated (and been imitated by) similar investigation shows in the UK, including the very similar The Cook Report(1985-98) on ITV.
In 2008 the show received the Radio Documentary Award from the One World Broadcasting Trust (OWBT) organisation. The award was given for "Lost in Translation", which OWM described as "a hard-hitting documentary about the use of local translators by British forces in Iraq, the dangers that those translators faced, and the lack of support from the people who hired them." [http://www.owbt.org/pages/Awards/awards2008/winners/radio_doc.html "One World Broadcasting Trust - Awards 2008"] , Website]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/facethefacts/ BBC Radio 4 'Face the Facts'] - home page on BBC R4 website.
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