BBC’s ‘bold and provocative’ Gay Britannia set to rule the airwaves

Apr 25, 2017 by

by Josh Jackman, Pink News: The BBC will air a “bold and provocative” season of LGBT programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. Actors Vanessa Redgrave and Simon Callow, Sandi Toksvig and Years and Years singer Olly Alexander will feature in TV...

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BBC television plans to close its religion and ethics section. Will the new approach lead to the Great British Pray Off?

Apr 8, 2017 by

Guardian Editorial. The BBC is to close its religion and ethics television studios in Manchester and rely on outside companies to produce its content in future. In some ways this move to external production companies is merely part of the long slow dismembering of the corporation. Songs of Praise,...

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Radio 4 host says the BBC’s coverage of religion is a ‘mess’ because liberal staff are ‘dangerously out of touch’

Apr 8, 2017 by

by Katherine Rushton, Mailonline: The BBC’s religious coverage is a ‘mess’ because its liberal staff are dangerously out of touch, one of the Corporation’s own presenters has claimed. Roger Bolton, who hosts Feedback on Radio 4, warned that the BBC’s workers do not realise how important religion...

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C of E slams BBC for cutting in-house religious programming team

Apr 2, 2017 by

by Alex Williams, Premier: The Church of England has criticised a decision by the BBC to close its in-house religion and ethics television production department. Bishop of Norwich, Rt Rev Graham James, who comments for the Church of media affairs, was quoted by the Sunday Times as saying:...

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Now the two-parent family is “controversial”

Mar 9, 2017 by

by David Keighley, TCW: (David Keighley explains how the BBC’s equality drive shapes its left/liberal stance in the latest of our series of articles to ‘celebrate’ International Women’s Day on Wednesday.) According the latest BBC annual report, 48.7 per cent of its 21,000 full-time staff are now...

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BBC issues Dame Jenni Murray with warning over her transgender comments

Mar 7, 2017 by

by Harry Yorke, Telegraph: The BBC has issued presenter Dame Jenni Murray with an impartiality warning over her transgender comments as a TV presenter called for her to be sacked. Dame Jenni, the veteran host of Woman’s Hour, has been told that she must remain impartial on “controversial topics”...

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