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Are they unbiased? Do you support the Licence fee?
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They're biased on pretty much everything. And, do I want to pay £100 for them to t**t about, and cover up the atrocities of pedos? Lol no, I do not.
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I love BBC BRIT, anyone else?
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Extremely objective and reliable for media standards.


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I love BBC BRIT, anyone else?
The opposite.
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Are they unbiased? Do you support the Licence fee?
License fee is a bit silly.

For a government sponsored media company they're incredibly unbiased - students in the USA are told to use the BBC site for news because US media is 99% garbage.

here's this notion that they're left favoured but tbh that's just in contrast to most of the papers being slightly right wing (thanks to the world's deadliest BS artist, Rupert Murdoch (not to say all of his papers or right wing papers are BS - just that some of his papers have contributed greatly to the demise of journalism (think vaccinations, climate change, fluoride... pretty much any made up major news story)).

What most media companies don't understand is the difference between neutrality and objectivity - BBC generally understands it.
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Biased, basic and covers the most irrelevant topics.

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(Original post by MathMoFarah)
License fee is a bit silly.

For a government sponsored media company they're incredibly unbiased - students in the USA are told to use the BBC site for news because US media is 99% garbage.

here's this notion that they're left favoured but tbh that's just in contrast to most of the papers being slightly right wing (thanks to the world's deadliest BS artist, Rupert Murdoch (not to say all of his papers or right wing papers are BS - just that some of his papers have contributed greatly to the demise of journalism (think vaccinations, climate change, fluoride... pretty much any made up major news story)).

What most media companies don't understand is the difference between neutrality and objectivity - BBC generally understands it.
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It is haha.
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Good quality, mostly unbiased but does have occasional incidents of bias due to individual reporters and things like that.

And at least you can complain about that sort of thing with the BBC (and I have done exactly that on occasion) - good luck complaining to the Daily Mail about how their latest article on climate change was misleading and perhaps they could have written about xyz study instead.
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Good quality, mostly unbiased but does have occasional incidents of bias due to individual reporters and things like that.

And at least you can complain about that sort of thing with the BBC (and I have done exactly that on occasion) - good luck complaining to the Daily Mail about how their latest article on climate change was misleading and perhaps they could have written about xyz study instead.
What did you do? I complained to the BBC about something two months ago and got a non answer :lol:
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They're a load of left-wing scum. Down with the BBC.
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I really like Big Bad Cats
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What did you do? I complained to the BBC about something two months ago and got a non answer :lol:
It was an article about the vote on air strikes against ISIS in Syria.

Now, in 2013, parliament voted against air strikes in Syria, which the article mentioned. However, back then, they voted against air strikes on government targets - the vote in 2013 was not about bombing ISIS and the circumstances of that vote were completely different. The wording in the article would suggest to some that this vote on bombing ISIS had already been had and was lost, which is of course not the case. So I made a complaint that the wording in the article was potentially misleading.

Can't remember what response I got. Probably some non answer, but that's not the point - at least I was actually able to make a complaint. That's not possible for most other media organisations.
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Are they unbiased? Do you support the Licence fee?
I think it's dark, big and enjoyed by many women
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Their news channel is very good but I think it should be privatised.
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It tries very hard to be unbiased and that's probably its biggest bias. People who overly complain about the BBC on the left and right are nuts. It is very good quality compared to similar outlets.

I think it should be kept in some form or another but I don't think it has any right to exist on principle.
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BBC is morally biased. should be some state trust, and people can pay a voluntary licence fee. it shouldn't be mandatory at all.
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oh, and this time they need to help beat Barca for La Liga......and help the whites get 12 #halamadrid!
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