Frank actually acted honorably in this matter; he demanded that Jorden back up his assertion, which Jordan could not do. He additionally failed to cooperate with the cover-up that the BBC reporter and Gergan are engaged in.
That cover-up will not hold. Kurtz' reporting is sub-standard; see all the witnessess attesting that Jordan did in fact claim that the US military was targeting journalists on these 2 sites:
Sorry, It was a joke... you do know Frank is gay don't you? :D