The brave new world of trial by media

Nov 10, 2017 by

by David Kurten, TCW: The world outside Westminster is once again looking on astonished as Parliament lurches into another bout of deep irrelevance by conducting a witch-hunt against its elected members for acts of flirtation and banter. Rape and sexual abuse are terrible crimes, of course, and...

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BBC Today’s disgraceful Balfour travesty

Nov 3, 2017 by

by Melanie Phillips: BBC radio’s flagship Today programme broadcast this morning (around 0720, then again at around 0735) a vicious historical travesty to mark today’s centenary of the Balfour Declaration, the letter from Britain’s Foreign Secretary in 1917 committing the government to work...

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In defence of Thought for the Day: why Britain needs the BBC’s religious slot more than ever

Nov 1, 2017 by

by Joseph Hartropp, Christian Today: Shots have been fired at the religious slot ‘Thought for the Day’ (TFTD), the weekday feature on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Presenter John Humphrys called the segment ‘inappropriate’ and ‘deeply boring’; a...

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Abortion: people are becoming more pro-life – despite the liberal media hegemony

Oct 24, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: When Jacob Rees-Mogg was interviewed by Piers Morgan and asked for his views on abortion, he was condemned, stigmatised, mocked and reviled for opposing it in all circumstances – even when women have been victims of rape or incest. He was called ‘bigot‘, ‘misogynist‘,...

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BBC show which featured a debate on abortion is accused of ignoring a poll that showed most don’t want a change in laws

Oct 22, 2017 by

by Jonathan Petre and Stephen Adams, Mailonline: The BBC has suppressed an ‘inconvenient’ survey that showed the British public has a conservative attitude to abortion. Pollsters ICM found no widespread support for scrapping abortion laws in research commissioned for the BBC2’s Abortion On Trial....

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The BBC’s self-absorption has obscured Justin Welby’s real message

Oct 1, 2017 by

by Melanie McDonagh, Spectator: You have to try really hard to get any idea of what the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby actually said in his interview for the BBC Today programme, the one where he said the BBC had acted with less integrity than the Church of England or the Catholic church...

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