Is the BBC biased?
...and any other matters that take our fancy
Monday, 24 January 2022
New Year Open Thread
Happy New Year 2022! Thanks for staying with us in 2021 and thank you, as always, for your comments. Good Riddance, But Now What? by Ogde...
A very sad story
This is a very sad tale of multiple tragedies. My intention here is primarily to focus on the BBC’s conduct, but also to recount a bit of ...
Sunday, 23 January 2022
Remembrance of Recent Mamories...
Times change. Long gone are the days of Sir Robin Bowtie, Charles 'Hot Cheeks' Wheeler, Eric Morecambe of Morecambe fame, counting-...
Introspective Post (with parsley sauce)
As it's Sunday night and my Sunday dinner [pork with crackling, roast potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and parsley sauce, if you...
Gordon's still alive!!!
I wrote a piece last September about how Radio 4's Sunday “likes giving Gordon Brown a platform to promote his causes”, noting that he...
Talking to people
This morning's Sunday programme on Radio 4 returned to the subject of the antisemitic attack on a synagogue in Texas. As that attack w...
Rachel Burden, Jeremy Corbyn & antisemitism
A Survation poll back in 2018 found that 85% of British Jews believed that Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic. And a s Tam Heinitz writes : Now i...
The whistleblower returns
The Spectator 's pseudonymous BBC whistleblower is back again . This time he criticises his employer for “hypocrisy” over Partygate, arg...
Saturday, 22 January 2022
Fran's last outing
This week's Newswatch is worth a transcript. It featured outgoing BBC director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth and got ...
Friday, 21 January 2022
The doctor is in.
Tim Davies’s attempts to defend the BBC from the current tsunami of BBC-bashing inadvertently highlight the unsurmountable obstacle to re...
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Send him to the store Let's buy some more
The BBC arrives at self-parody
Continuing on from an earlier post ... If the BBC wishes to take issue with and disprove Ben Harris-Quinney's claim that the BBC has a p...
Joe Biden's First Year Report, BBC-Sunday-style (among other things)
Sunday on Radio 4 exemplifies Ben Harris-Quinney's comment that the BBC uses "the same people with the same views over and over a...
Peter Whittle interviews Nigel Rees: Diversity Quotas & Woke Interference at the BBC
There's a new nightly programme on the BBC News Channel called Context , presented by Christian Fraser. The Daily Express isn't giv...
"This licence fee announcement will be the last. The days of the elderly being threatened with prison sentences and bailiffs knocking on doors are over"
Shippers & Co. at The Sunday Times tell us that Boris is trying to "save his tottering premiership" through "a series o...
News from America
The BBC's coverage of the hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas drew considerable criticism overnight from British Jewi...
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