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Originally posted by curious7
reply to post by michael1983l
You honestly think the BBC is unbiased?
I'd say I pity you but that'd be condescending. In the UK, you go to Sky News if you want impartial views and news items, not BBC.
In 2002 journalist John Pilger’s film “Palestine is Still the Issue” was shown on ITV. The Board of Deputies of British Jews, Conservative Friends of Israel and the Israeli Embassy expressed “outrage” and, according to Pilger, demanded a "pro-Israel" film. Pilger states the BBC would not have “dared to incur the wrath of one of the most influential lobbies in this country” by showing the film, citing comments written by Tim Llewellyn, the BBC's longtime Middle East correspondent, that the BBC continues to “duck” the issue. Pilger stated this was "one example of pressure exerted on British journalists from Zionists and the Israeli embassy
Originally posted by michael1983l
The BBC is the least biased western news source I know, which imo is why most groups prefer to talk to them before the rest. However I do not believe that the BBC are not biased at all, they certainly are quite a left wing organisation, however at least they report the news without a comercial influence albeit with a government influence.