Tag Archives: BBC

The threat against BBC and our credible media is much wider


Yesterday Iain Duncan-Smith put out his tweet and it was retweeted by one of our Sussex MPs Nusrat Ghani, referring to some evidence identified by an Australian thinktank called the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. According to this Guardian article which … Continue reading

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Do Sussex MPs and Ministers accept Neil Parish’s media calls?


Neil Parish is the Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton and last Monday he organised a debate under the heading of BBC Regional Politics Coverage. It was very clear from his comments and those of a number of other MPs … Continue reading

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It is vital to address Political extremism


After weeks of hearing and reading about the internal problems within the Labour Party of Anti-Semitism it seems vital that the failings of the other Political Parties on our national stage are also made clear and that they are held … Continue reading

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The need for openness amongst church leaders


With all of the excitement from Russia and Wimbledon and questions about how the Government is dealing with Brexit, it is not difficult to miss the fact that the Church of England’s ultimate Governance committee is meeting in York this … Continue reading

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The need for order


The news that Theresa May has demanded that Rona Fairhead apply for the role of Chairman of the new governing body of the BBC after David Cameron had already selected her for the post and announced her appointment raises all sorts … Continue reading

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The T word


In the furore over a single man and his girlfriend, the idea that John Whittingdale was in a position to determine alone what line the Government took on the post Levenson decisions has never once been challenged by anyone within … Continue reading

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Well done Nick


I found last nights documentary by Nick Robinson for the BBC on the EU really helpful as it delved into issues and events that were taking place, just as I was taking my first steps. I found the piece very … Continue reading

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When did we last review Parliament


As the BBC prepares for the renegotiation for its settlement from the licence fee (assuming that is to continue) it is in the process of consulting with the public to better understand what we might wish them to provide for … Continue reading

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An image that portrays an important problem


Alec Shelbrooke is the Tory MP for Elmet and Rothwell in West Yorkshire. An image of him in this position, but with his eyes shut was circulated yesterday on social media initially by the BBC. The journalist suggested that Mr Shelbrooke was dozing … Continue reading

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Well done Songs of Praise


The decision by BBC producers to film an edition of Songs of Praise from the refugee camp in Calais known as the ‘Jungle’ is an important move to try to humanise an issue that has previously been primarily dealt with through … Continue reading

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