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BBC chief's warning over 'growing assault on truth' as he calls for solidarity with journalists facing 'intimidation and harassment' across the globe BBC director-general Tim Davie said journalists face 'intimidation and hostility' He said some, including BBC journalists, 'face threats to their lives and liberty’  Mr Davie took over from Lord Hall as BBC director-general in September 2020

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 00:46 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 00:47 BST, 3 May 2021

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The director-general of the BBC has warned that a ‘growing assault on truth’ poses a threat to societies and democracies around the world.

In a statement issued to coincide with World Press Freedom Day, which is today, Tim Davie said journalists across the globe face ‘intimidation, harassment and hostility’.

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Mr Davie said: ‘In the midst of the Covid pandemic, it

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