I’ve blogged regularly about the fall of the BBC under the undue influence of the Tories. This post by Mike Sivier highlights a classic and blatant case of BBC sycophantism and bias toward the party of the rich minority. If you want to join in the complaints (though the BBC’s record on complaint responses is woeful, as I’ve also blogged several times), you can do so here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/complaints/
The BBC desperately needs to get some balance back into its political coverage.
I’ve just had to use the Corporation’s complaint form, after reading James Landale’s ill-advised attempt to give homage to David Cameron for the comedy Prime Minister’s speech on Europe, delivered today after much delay and to little effect.
You can read Landale’s piece here, if you really want to. Fans of Rudyard Kipling – or of poetry in general – would be well-advised to skip it.
Here’s what I said:
James Landale’s blog entry, cannibalising Rudyard Kipling’s ‘If…’ to render sycophantic praise to David Cameron over his EU speech does not belong on a website belonging to a public service broadcaster that claims to be unbiased.
It is offensive, not only to those of us who find Mr Cameron odious in the extreme and his policies inept and opportunist, but also to those of us who…
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