Saturday, 7 May 2016

Snapshot


Here's a 'snapshot' of how the BBC reported its lead story on BBC Breakfast at 7 o'clock this morning:
Headline: Labour's Sadiq Khan is elected the Mayor of London. He becomes the city's first Muslim mayor, but there has been criticism of the campaign run by the Conservative candidate Zak Goldsmith.
Sadiq Khan: I am so glad that London today has chosen hope over fear and unity over division.
Introduction to report: Naga: Labour's Sadiq Khan has been confirmed as the new Mayor of London. He becomes the first Muslim mayor of a major Western capital.
Ben: The MP for Tooting defeated his main challenger the Conservative Zak Goldsmith. There's been criticism of the Tories' decision to link Sadiq Khan with Islamic extremists.
Naga: The former cabinet minister Baroness Warsi said the party had lost its reputation and credibility on issues of race and religion.

2 comments:

  1. "There's been criticism of the Tories' decision to link Sadiq Khan with Islamic extremists." You might as well say "There's been criticism of zoologists' decision to describe cats as carnivorous quadrapeds." It's called reality mate.

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  2. Today's top story: Here's Labour's main talking point for the campaign spun as straight fact.

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