Television and/as testimony in the Jimmy Savile case

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Abstract

This paper discusses the documentaries on the Jimmy Savile case, thinking through their role as testimony and how they sidestep questions of “macho culture” to focus instead on failures in safeguarding and questions about celebrity, sexual morality, and consent.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2017
EventCFS Speaker Series - St Andrews, United Kingdom
Duration: 15 Nov 201715 Nov 2017

Other

OtherCFS Speaker Series
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySt Andrews
Period15/11/1715/11/17

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Keywords

  • Jimmy Savile
  • child sexual abuse
  • sexual violence
  • testimony
  • documentary
  • British television

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Boyle, K. (2017). Television and/as testimony in the Jimmy Savile case. Paper presented at CFS Speaker Series, St Andrews, United Kingdom.