Is the BBC biased?
...and any other matters that take our fancy
Sunday, 1 August 2021
August Continuing Open Thread
Hello to August. Time for a new open thread. Thank you for your comments.
Saturday, 31 July 2021
July Continuing Open Thread
Broadcasting House, under construction in the 1930s * * * It's July live across the world, so time for a new open thread. Thank you fo...
Has the BBC fact-checked this?
It's got to the stage where whenever I read a BBC News online report I automatically think, ''Has the BBC fact-checked this?...
Friday, 30 July 2021
Desperately specialist subject territory perhaps, but as discussed on the open thread... Forget plummeting through sci-fi wormholes. The BBC...
Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Not Another One
Bashir and Asma al-Assad at their betrothal I think there’s a touch of elephant in my DNA. I should get a test. In the innocent eyes of a c...
Monday, 19 July 2021
We need to talk about bias
After unearthing some historic Hitler-related Tweets by its employee Tala Hawala the BBC dismissed her from her job as Palestine Specialist...
Saturday, 17 July 2021
Another Tala Halawa?
It's a hot Saturday evening, so I lazily checked Twitter and saw a tweet from Radio 4's Sunday programme: Because of the whole Tal...
Friday, 18 June 2021
June Continuing Open Thread
It's very much time for June and a new open thread. Hello all, and thank you all for continuing to comment.
GB News (?)
I quite like GB News. Once they've sorted out the sound. And the vision. It isn't really "News" though, is it?
Personal Feelings Matter.
What an idiot I am; and an absolute fool for wasting all those precious hours-I’ll-never-get-back trying to be forensic and scrupulous and p...
This individual no longer works for the BBC.
Early reports of Tala Hawala ’s departure from the BBC didn’t say she was sacked ( this headline seems to have been added as an afterthou...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021
What did you make of it?
Or: Mahmoud Zahar opens up! For the moment the Martin Bashir affair has eclipsed other aspects BBC-watching. Perhaps this too will pass. Wha...
Sunday, 23 May 2021
May Continuing Open Thread
Papa Mike and Marianna from the BBC's much self-admired Disinformation Unit will doubtless confirm that July was named after Kenneth W...
Is the BBC 'more Nazi than Hitler'?
The indefatigable GnasherJew account on Twitter continues to highlight and fight antisemitism. This morning they came across a BBC journa...
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Conversations about Gaza 
SUE - Col Richard Kemp’s authoritative views on military matters - notably other than I/P - are occasionally sought by the BBC. He is a s...
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Conversations about Gaza [I]
SUE - We’re making this comeback, possibly a one-off - due to the exceptionally problematic media coverage of (how to put it) the current ‘...
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