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    They have a left wing bias because they employ minorities and gays? That's not being left wing, that's just not being racist and homophobic.
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    I'd much rather pay the TV licence and get all of this than pay nothing at all and be stuck with sub-standard shows from channels that don't even have the obligation to try and be imparital. Don't underestimate what the BBC actually does for British Broadcasting; the quality across the board wouldn't be nearly as good if the other channels didn't have to compete with the BBC.
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    (Original post by AidanLunn)
    Because the Daily Mail stories are becoming more and more bizarre.

    Just because most papers say it's true doesn't mean it actually is. Don't forget, the real reason why the papers have an agenda against the BBC is because they are losing money because of the migration from paper to online content. A few papers have embraced this, but many haven't. The BBC has a guaranteed income, and many BBC programmes have larger viewing figures than the circulation of The Sun. And that's the real reason why many papers have an agenda against the BBC. And they know you'll buy it, because they know you're gullible enough to trust and believe them.

    Reference: the fact that many of these so-called anti-BBC newspapers have frequently had DVDs of BBC programmes as free gifts. And the fact that many of them currently have or have had ex-BBC employees.

    If you'd worked at the BBC, you'd know the truth is that there are more Tories there per square inch than there are Tory supporters at Tory party conferences!

    It's just the fact that many of them are pro-John Major rather than pro-Margaret Thatcher that they get attacked and get called "lefties". Just because they're on the left-wing of the Tory party.



    i have posted links to 2 bbc director generals and a veteran employee who have said the bbc is a biased organisation.


    just because the mail published their comments, its does not make the comments invalid.


    how about this quote from andrew marr about bbc bias:



    ''The BBC is not impartial or neutral. It's a publicly funded, urban organisation with an abnormally large number of young people, ethnic minorities and gay people. It has a liberal bias not so much a party-political bias. It is better expressed as a cultural liberal bias","]"The BBC is not impartial or neutral. It's a publicly funded, urban organisation with an abnormally large number of young people, ethnic minorities and gay people. It has a liberal bias not so much a party-political bias. It is better expressed as a cultural liberal bias"
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    Edit: Emmie3303, that video basically sums up why the BBC should NEVER be got rid of!

    The BBC is probably one of the most impartial broadcasting services in the world. BBC World Service is especially so, though most people in the UK never listen to it (though it is important in many countries and there are some very informative programmes on it. It also reminds me of home when I'm abroad).

    As for the rest; well the standard national news can be biased as can some of the debating programmes and the website. Don't go on the blogs, some of them are just horrid *cough* Rory Cellon Jones ('Apple representative'), Maggie Shiels and Robert Peston (damn his voice, also mixed up millions and billions recently) *cough* though these are just blogs.

    The BBC produces some wonderful shows and we don't get adverts to spoil them (not good if you need the toilet though!)
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    (Original post by humanrights)
    i have posted links to 2 bbc director generals and a veteran employee who have said the bbc is a biased organisation.


    just because the mail published their comments, its does not make the comments invalid.


    how about this quote from andrew marr about bbc bias:



    ''The BBC is not impartial or neutral. It's a publicly funded, urban organisation with an abnormally large number of young people, ethnic minorities and gay people. It has a liberal bias not so much a party-political bias. It is better expressed as a cultural liberal bias","]"The BBC is not impartial or neutral. It's a publicly funded, urban organisation with an abnormally large number of young people, ethnic minorities and gay people. It has a liberal bias not so much a party-political bias. It is better expressed as a cultural liberal bias"
    Yes, all that is *in their own opinion*.

    Bias is subjective, not a fact, so stop stating this bull**** as if it were one.

    And Andrew Marr has just backed up my statement. He says that the BBC is not politically biased "It has a liberal bias, not so much a party political bias". Last time I checked, a liberal bias was a social or cultural bias, not a political one. Seeing as there's nothing in the BBC Royal Charter about a social/cultural bias, the BBC are doing exactly as they have been told. And his views about the BBC having a large number of young people, ethnic minorities and gay people are all reasons not to take him seriously. What's wrong with having those kinds of people employed there?

    Though I do have respect for him, as he is a well-educated man and one of the few Tories to recognise the importance in the ever-worsening quality of media in this country, his views on society like "young people, ethnic minorities and gay people" should have died out long before the Dinosaurs did!
 
 
 
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