Posts Tagged “bbc”

NEW POLL: was the BBC right to ban Carol Thatcher from The One Show?

by Stephen Tall on February 5, 2009

I’ve avoided for as long as possible the uber-hyped ‘nowtrage’ over Carol Thatcher’s off-air-but-in-the-studio comment that a still-to-be-identified tennis player looks like a ‘golliwog’. It does of course pose lots of interesting questions for liberals: the conflict between freedom of (…)

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Foster brands BBC "disgraceful" for refusal to air charity appeal for Gaza

by Stephen Tall on January 24, 2009

The BBC reports on the latest developments in the ongoing row over the Corporation’s decision not to screen an appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee for Gaza because it does not want to compromise its commitment to impartiality: ITV, Channel (…)

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Psst – I'm on the BBC Record Review tonight

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2009

For those of you able to watch BBC Parliament, I’ll be appearing on tonight’s The Record Review (11pm, 12.30am, 5am etc) reporting back on this week’s first PMQs of 2009. For those of you, like me, who can’t get BBC (…)

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Lib Dem peer demands Strictly recount

by Stephen Tall on December 22, 2008

The Daily Mail reports: A LibDem peer has joined the debate following Tom Chambers’s controversial Strictly Come Dancing win, calling Saturday’s final a ‘fiasco’. Former North Cornwall MP Lord Tyler was called on the BBC to release the voting figures (…)

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