Is the BBC biased?
...and any other matters that take our fancy
Thursday, 10 November 2022
November Open Thread
As November winds blow into Morecambe and I fear for my roof, here's a new open thread. Hello to all of you and thank you for commenting.
You may have read at Guido Fawkes or in the Daily Mail that the BBC had to temporarily withdraw their latest Radio 4 Profile of Conservat...
Saturday, 1 October 2022
October Open Thread
Welcome to the October Open Thread! Thank you for all your comments and for helping keep us going.
Friday, 2 September 2022
September Open Thread
The ancient animal, which was thought to be humans' earliest-known ancestor, may have lost the anus during evolution. New Open Thread ...
I was wrong
If you’ve been paying attention you’ll know I hardly ever watch the BBC these days. I keep mentioning that to account for my prolonged sile...
Monday, 29 August 2022
August Open Thread
Seven months down, five to go. Thanks for your support and comments, and here's to a splendid August!
Emily Maitlis’s truth. Following in the footsteps of Dorothy Byrne (formerly of Channel Four ,) Emily Maitlis (formerly of the BBC) deliv...
Roger and out...time for Amol again?
The closing section of this week's Feedback on Radio 4 was a question-and-answer session directed at its sacked presenter Roger Bolton...
Wednesday, 24 August 2022
When's the funeral?
"The BBC lives or dies by its impartiality" Some hilarious comments under this!
Tuesday, 23 August 2022
It's a sign of something deeply rotten in the state of our country that once rare events, which not so long ago would have dominated t...
Saturday, 20 August 2022
Mark Easton gets it wrong again
And talking about the BBC getting its facts wrong... As Arthur T notes on the open thread , blog favourite and arch-BBC narrative setter Mar...
"It's not the BBC. You know, you actually get your facts right"
"It's not the BBC. You now, you actually get your facts right," Liz Truss playfully said last night to GB News's Alastair ...
Thursday, 18 August 2022
Away from the BBC, we read today in the South Wales Argus that a fire in March at a mosque initially treated as a hate crime by police was ...
Off-topic and ranty
“Democracy is the worst form of government - apart from all those other forms that have been tried from time to time,” said Churchill. How...
Another Wark on the Biased Side
Unkind souls used to refer to Kirsty Wark as 'Slursty Wark'. She was certainly on fine sense-mangling form last night , ending with:...
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
The BBC regime cracks down on the UK government's immigration plan
The lead story on the BBC News website this evening is: Yes, the pro-mass immigration BBC is going after the UK Government again over their...
Exhibitionism is a recognised mental disorder, but whipping your penis out during your performance at the Edinburgh festival doesn’t prope...
Konstantin Kisin v the BBC
Further to Sue's post above ⏫, here's Konstantin Kisin entering the lion's den - BBC Scotland's The Nine - and twice putting...
Monday, 15 August 2022
Some observations about current issues for want of a better title
Do you remember the early days of this blog? In our naivety we posted long-form pieces covering acres of space, sometimes utilising the ‘rea...
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