Tag Archives: BBC

Jeremy Bowen, BDS and Obvious Questions

Jeremy Bowen, the BBC’s Middle East Editor recently stated: @Jinjirrie sorry didn't get to this. BDS is going from the edge of the debate closer to the centre — Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) April 25, 2014 I feel there are many … Continue reading

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UKIP, Casual Racism And BBC’s Bias

If you ever wanted to understand bigotry in Britain then this UKIP poster from South Shields is a fine example. It sums them up nicely, scaring people and putting out a simple xenophobic message. Logan Smith wrote an intelligent piece on … Continue reading

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BBC, Lies And The Tory View Of The World

When next you hear a Tory, or one of his University chums at the BBC, explain that the “welfare changes” are really to help the poor and disabled, then do remind them of these relatively unreported examples: “…[Henry Sherlock] had … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson Lying Through His Teeth

The BBC gets a lot of stick nowadays, but this small clip, where Eddie Mair questions the London Mayor, Boris Johnson is worth its weight in gold. Apparently, Boris Johnson: The Irresistible Rise will be broadcast on BBC Two at … Continue reading

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Orwell, Atos and The Tories

Like many, I have read most of Orwell’s work, discussed and debated what he was trying to get at and even questioned some of his later decisions. Not unsurprisingly there is a lot to get to grips with. He was … Continue reading

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Newsnight, Paul Mason And Spanish Neofascism

Paul Mason’s report on the resurgence of Spanish neofascism is a must see. It is available on Iplayer, starts 01:05. The Wikipedia entry on España 2000 is quite revealing. I hope that Newsnight have the wits to release the clip … Continue reading

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An Occasional Murdoch, NHS and Misogyny Roundup

Rupert Murdoch ate a mountain of humble pie at the Levinson inquiry and looked distinctly uncomfortable with his newfound humility. That’s a thing of the past. Murdoch reveals his true feelings on Twitter: “Told UK’s Cameron receiving scumbag celebrities pushing … Continue reading

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The BBC And The NHS

I think Martin Shovel doesn’t get the recognition that his wit and drawing skills deserve. In this case he details with the BBC’s attitude to the NHS: Those readers unfamiliar with the issues would do well to read Oliver Huitson’s … Continue reading

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World Wide Snippets: Women’s Rights, Galloway And Attacking The Disabled.

A slightly delayed round up from a few weeks back. Lest we forget, Exhibit focuses on scientists’ role in Holocaust. How did this come about? As HOPE Note Hate comments. Individual tragedy from the Middle East, the Oasis of Peace’s … Continue reading

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2012 Olympics, A Munich Silence Round-Up

I had hoped to do many more individual posts, particularly on the issue of a minutes silence at the 2012 Olympic games in memory of the athletes that were murdered in Munich 1972, but instead I present another round-up of … Continue reading

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John-Paul Pagano Analyses Iranian Vice President Rahimi’s Racism

One of the least reported stories in the media recently was the crazed and racist speech at a event in Tehran, AP explains: “According to The New York Times, Mr Rahimi blamed Zionists, a term used by some for Jews … Continue reading

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BBC Understatement, Racism and Rounding Up

I was about to put out a number of individual posts, but it is probably more worthwhile to include them in a round up: Surprise, surprise, neofascist killer, Breivik took drugs before going on his murder spree. I wonder if … Continue reading

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Panorama: Neofascism In The Ukraine.

This evening’s BBC Panorama programme investigated neofascism and football in the Ukraine and it was horrific to watch. The blurb states: “With just days to go before the kick-off of the Euro 2012 championships, Panorama reveals shocking new evidence of … Continue reading

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A View Of Anti-Zionists, The CST’s Take

The CST does the admirable job of providing security, assistance and help to the Jewish community in Britain. But not only that, its annual reports detail the rise (and occasional dip) in antisemitism. Further, the CST blog describes in detail … Continue reading

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Questionable Exam Questions, Syria And The EU

There is some debate as to whether or not it was appropriate for an exam paper to ask: “Explain briefly why some people are prejudiced against Jews.” My gut feeling was how inappropriate such a question might be for children, … Continue reading

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Mel Gibson, The Met Police And Sikhs

Racism is a common theme in many Western societies. Nowadays it is less conspicuous than it was, but its still around. Many had thought that the Metropolitan Police had been cured of overt racism, or at least, banished it to … Continue reading

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Jenny Tonge on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme

The BBC’s Today Programme gave Jenny Tonge a platform and an opportunity to justify her offensive and ahistorical remarks. She was in a hole, but she kept digging. I will await a full transcript, but here are a few of … Continue reading

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The Syrian Revolution

We hear far too little about the rampant killings that have gone on in Syria for months and months, so this BBC documentary is rather timely: It is also available via iplayer, Syria: Inside the Secret Revolution

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The BNP, Fraud And Panorama.

The British National Party are a bunch of misfits, hard core racists and assorted neo-Nazi types. Not only that, they are chronically incompetent. The BNP can’t even manage to comply with British electoral laws. Earlier the BBC’s Panorama exposed the … Continue reading

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