View photos A BBC reporter used the N-word without censorship during a report on an unprovoked racist attack on a British healthcare worker.
Fiona Lamdin, a social affairs correspondent, was reporting on the incident in the city of Bristol for regional BBC news service Points West on Tuesday evening.
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Her report was broadcast nationally on the BBC News channel on Wednesday morning. Twitter user @laurellah heard Lamdin use the racial slur and tweeted a clip, which is currently going viral. Other users noted that they had complained to the BBC after seeing @laurellah’s tweet.
In a statement, the BBC provided some context for the report, but said it will not run again in its current form. The Points West bulletin, in which the story originally featured, is still available on iPlayer.
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