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Daniels v BBC - defamation claim by employee

critical comments regarding an employee's poor performance during the course of an internal meeting were not defamatory.

Dr Daniels was employed by the BBC on a five month fixed-term contract doing an admin job at a junior grade (he was part of a team entering programme details into various databases). His manager was not happy with the quality of his work. This led to a meeting in January 2010 attended by Dr Daniels, the manager and two members of the BBC's HR department.

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