By snubbing the Welsh language, the BBC laid bare its true biases, writes MEIC BIRTWISTLE
Monday 14th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE BBC has launched a new training scheme for disabled actors in the hope that it will be a wake-up call for producers to consider disabled talent.
The BBC’s disability lead Alison Walsh said yesterday that on-screen portrayal of disability “was increasing,” but...
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
IT’S time the BBC gave its low-paid production staff a pay rise, their union said yesterday after the broadcaster revealed its highest-earning presenters and pundits.
The BBC has revealed that DJ Chris Evans is its highest-paid employee with a salary of up to £2.5 million...
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THERESA MAY has appointed a senior BBC journalist as Downing Street’s new media chief, it was revealed yesterday.
Robbie Gibb, who edits the BBC’s Daily Politics and Sunday Politics shows and leads the corporation’s Westminister team, wrote on Twitter: “I am...
Friday 7th Jul 2017
THE National Union of Journalists has called on the government not to comply with a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) election pledge to freeze or abolish the BBC licence fee.The union’s acting general secretary Seamus Dooley said the issue must not become a bargaining chip in...
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
AMBER RUDD was booed by a large crowd in Cambridge when she turned up at the BBC’s election debate in place of Theresa May.
Students, residents and trade unionists chanted: “Where is Theresa May?” and “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” outside the Senate House on...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
With Corbyn promising ‘a reckoning’ with unscrupulous sections of the British elite, is it any wonder the Establishment-friendly BBC is unwilling to give the Labour leader a fair hearing, asks IAN SINCLAIR
Friday 19th May 2017
THE BBC was accused of “trivialising the debate” on foreign policy by the shadow international trade secretary yesterday ahead of a speech on defence by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Barry Gardiner said it was “beneath” Radio 4 presenter Nick Robinson to read out...
Saturday 13th May 2017
The BBC is attacking democracy itself by branding Corbyn ‘far left’ and, by implication, an extremist, writes PHIL HALL
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
THE BBC is axing district offices and staff while handing £8 million to regional newspapers to fund reporters “in the interests of democracy.”
A survey published yesterday by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) reveals that the BBC has closed more than 20 district...
Friday 31st Mar 2017