Fiona's credibility was in question. Despite Hannah's 'most sorted' label, Liz and Mei were obviously not convinced. Fiona would NOT, be their 'main witness'
Jones himself interviewed BOTH Karin and later Rochelle
Here's how he described Karin's interview in APP 10
Remember, he's speaking after the fact. Is he putting words in Karin's mouth ? Was she really that angry with the BBC at the time ?
His 'script' dated 30th November 2011 shows how far he's got
Indeed, Jones draws up a diagram to show how, others will corroborate Karin's story
Try as I might, I can't see R2 anywhere in this. Note the date, December 5th 2011. This is the sum total of Jones' case against Jimmy Savile. Woman 3 will be R3, Shepherd
Then he tells Pollard that his boss, Rippon had showed little interest in the project. Indeed, he states that PR hadn't even seen the filmed interviews.
Karin we are told was NOT involved in the 2007/09 Police investigation. But, Jones was not interested in that investigation outside confirming that there had been one. This is where MWT comes in, he never met ANY of Jones' women in 2011. His role was to establish whether an investigation had actually taken place.
In other words, the mere fact that an investigation had taken place was enough for this award winning journalist to destroy a good man's name. He brazenly admits this
That was his 'real story' a Police investigation that went nowhere. Jones couldn't wait to get his little project off the ground. He wanted to get in there first
I'll let David Jordan have the last word on Jones' behaviour at this time. Have a great Easter Guys and Gals
Addendum 4th April
In response to Misa's comment I went back to the diagram. R2 is in there, I was so tired I did not think to go back to see if I could get a clearer picture. But here it is, make of it what you will. The point stands that Jones still only had Karin and Rochelle willing to go on camera. But, the diagram is useful in other ways. To be continued
App10 M Jones' statement P76