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    hmm, strange how the OP couldnt be bothered to post a link to the story
    or the how many other reports the BBC will have produced that day


    i think they might, just might, be a Daily Fail reader :yes:
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    (Original post by Lizia)
    Well the tone of your post was fairly arrogant and authoritative, which suggested to me that you might have known something about the topic at hand. My mistake :rolleyes:
    Well, i knew he was a guy who worked at the BBC; i just assumed he had right wing connections (but apparently he used to be a socialist ).
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    (Original post by edge)
    hmm, strange how the OP couldnt be bothered to post a link to the story
    or the how many other reports the BBC will have produced that day


    i think they might, just might, be a Daily Fail reader :yes:

    regardless of the missing story link, the bbc have admitted to being biased. Added to which the Daily Mail as you like to call it is no where near as bad as the bbc.

    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23371706-details/Yes,%20we%20are%20biased%20on%20 religion%20and%20politics,%20adm it%20BBC%20executives/article.do
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    Ah good ol' ComBBC....we love you!
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    (Original post by Roses_and_Ribbons)
    the Daily Mail as you like to call it is no where near as bad as the bbc.

    Are you totally deluded or just thick?
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    (Original post by Lefty Leo)
    If you think the BBC, one of the most spineless organizations that almost always refuses to take a stand, has a left wing bias, you have mental issues.
    Seconded. *is clearly raving commie sympathiser*
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    (Original post by Lefty Leo)
    Mm, well, i guess he's right. Then again, progressive and accepting is not something to be disdained :rolleyes:
    So now you admit the BBC is biased towards the left-wing, but say that's alright because being left-wing is a good thing.

    Do you support the BBC being nationalised? So everybody needs to pay for this left-wing bias whether they agree with it or not. Personally I think the BBC can be as biased as it likes, however it must be privatised and it must also stop claiming to be neutral.

    It's rather akin to forcing lefties to buy the daily mail, and a UKIP supporter going "oh come on, why you complaining? The daily mail is great!"
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    (Original post by Melz0r)
    Seconded. *is clearly raving commie sympathiser*
    If someone who works for the BBC openly states the BBC has a left-wing bias, and yet you still don't think it does, you clearly have 'mental issues'.
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    I do rent a house to immigrants; they're ideal.
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    (Original post by Roses_and_Ribbons)
    regardless of the missing story link, the bbc have admitted to being biased. Added to which the Daily Mail as you like to call it is no where near as bad as the bbc.

    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23371706-details/Yes,%20we%20are%20biased%20on%20 religion%20and%20politics,%20adm it%20BBC%20executives/article.do

    they are biased to the extent that their employees are biased

    exactly the same as anywhere else that does not have a biased ownership



    ch4 news did a very negative report on smart meters last night
    are they left-wing biased now?



    there is bias in everything, always has been, always will
    but
    you cannot take 1 report from an organisation as large as the BBC & use it to 'prove' some sort of bias you dont like.

    how much of a bias is there in general?
    the BBC is one of the least biased media organizations in the world
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    If someone who works for the BBC openly states the BBC has a left-wing bias, and yet you still don't think it does, you clearly have 'mental issues'.
    I wasn't aware of that article. As a viewer I find the BBC less left-wing and more just wet-lettuce-not-wanting-to-upset-anybody, but that's just a personal view.
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    (Original post by Melz0r)
    I wasn't aware of that article. As a viewer I find the BBC less left-wing and more just wet-lettuce-not-wanting-to-upset-anybody, but that's just a personal view.
    Maybe it shouldn't be up to a liberal democrat to decide whether it's biased or not? As a leftie yourself, you're bound to see it as normal.

    I'll ask you the same quetion that I asked lefty leo: do you agree with the bbc being nationalised, and everybody having to pay for it - even if they're conservative by nature?
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    (Original post by robinson999)
    rich owners :rofl:

    you do know that its a public corporation, neither a private corporation nor a government department. The high ideal is that it is held in trust for the public of the UK by the BBC Trust
    only way it can be biased is to what ever party is in power, when its license comes up for review every 10 years
    one of the best news channels in the world, as it takes no political ground, next your be saying fox news its the best in world
    Woops. I meant the BBC Executives. My bad.
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    (Original post by burninginme)
    I was just watching a typical lefty BBC report on how horrible white British people are to those hard-done by foreign immigrants, but it really was a bit desparate in my opinion. The BBC supposedly had some undercover camera, and I think some reporter was posing as a landlord looking for an estate agent to market his property, and he said something to the effect of "I'd don't want any foreigner workers, no Poles or Portuguese".

    And basically that was the whole report, they were trying to suggest that estate agents and landlords are now racist based on a silly little thing like this.

    I don't see what's wrong with not wanting migrant workers renting, because, at the end of the day, due to their circumstances, they are the most likely to have 5-6 people in a little flat, which obviously increases the chance of damage, and general wear and tear. Also, in saying Poles and Portuguese, I wouldn't even say that was racist. It was simply an example of common migrant workers.

    I don't see how saying that is any different to a Spanish person with a flat saying "I don't want any retired English or Germans renting for the half the year" which I'm sure does happen quite often.

    I know the BBC are a bunch of spineless lefties, but I'm suprised there trying to make a big race issue out of something as trivial as this.

    As long as it get the viewers watching and the papers are selling... that's all that matters.x
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    Maybe it shouldn't be up to a liberal democrat to decide whether it's biased or not? As a leftie yourself, you're bound to see it as normal.

    I'll ask you the same quetion that I asked lefty leo: do you agree with the bbc being nationalised, and everybody having to pay for it - even if they're conservative by nature?
    er, it is already in affect 'nationalised'
    & if you have a tv capable of receiving a broadcast signal, you have to have a TV licence
    most people do fit that criteria, so essentially everyone does pay for it.



    maybe it shouldnt be up to anyone to 'decide' whether its biased or not?
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    (Original post by goodstandards)
    So what if they are? I'm sick and tired of people stereotyping daily mail readers. You can't base you're arguments purely on the fact that you're opponent is of conservative disposition. That's attacking the person not the argument. It's irrelevant.

    As far as biased reporting goes the guardian is just as bad if not worse because it allows this lame duck government to get away with crimes they should have been prosecuted for long ago.

    The Iraq War and it's consequences for our troops and the iraqi people? Liberal? Don't make me laugh.

    If you asked the average person in the street these days you would realise they have adopted a more conservative outlook since the recession took hold.

    While things are rosey people will put up with unlimited immigration and infinite handouts to those undeserving. However, The moment the tide turns and they realise they're money is paying for other people's luxury is the moment they will coincidentally forget their liberal values.
    wow, what a way to ramble on


    so its wrong to stereotype people that actively buy/read a newspaper
    but its ok to stereotype an entire organisation, including its employees?


    "You can't base you're arguments purely on the fact that you're opponent is of conservative disposition"

    but i didnt say what disposition they are, you are the first to bring that up.
    youve just stereotyped Daily Mail readers as being 'of conservative disposition'
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    Maybe it shouldn't be up to a liberal democrat to decide whether it's biased or not?
    I didn't say it was up to me, did I? I said that was my view.

    As a leftie yourself, you're bound to see it as normal.
    True. [personal view] Sometimes I see it as a bit right-wing. Mainly I just see it as attempting to please everybody at once and failing. [/personal view]

    I'll ask you the same quetion that I asked lefty leo: do you agree with the bbc being nationalised, and everybody having to pay for it - even if they're conservative by nature?
    I don't really know. Is its bias really that objectionable to you? (That's a genuine question).
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    (Original post by robinson999)
    the bosses that seem to be in the paper everyday
    its rich how the papers moan about the boss being on just under a million a year, buts its ok to pay people like Jonathan Ross about £20million a year

    and Graham Norton about £8.5 million, even when his last show failed
    And who was it who agreed to pay those obscene salaries? The BBC bosses on £1m a year, that's who.
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    (Original post by edge)
    wow, what a way to ramble on


    so its wrong to stereotype people that actively buy/read a newspaper
    but its ok to stereotype an entire organisation, including its employees?


    "You can't base you're arguments purely on the fact that you're opponent is of conservative disposition"

    but i didnt say what disposition they are, you are the first to bring that up.
    youve just stereotyped Daily Mail readers as being 'of conservative disposition'
    You are, what I like to call, a mumbo jumbo debater. You concentrate on attacking the person's manner and thought processes instead of the actual argument.

    You pigeon holed daily mail readers, albeit subtely, by

    1) calling it the daily fail.
    2) attributing the reading of the daily mail to the opinionated right leaning original poster.

    Therefore, you stereotyped the original poster with the assumption that the daily mail is a right wing and ultimately 'bad' entity and considered it enough to substantiate your vested claims that the BBC is a noble institution.

    Believe me I'm not attacking you personally. I like good debate. I hold a neutral standpoint on this forum and merely use the public mindset as a gauge for my arguments. I am neither liberal or conservative. I never mentioned whether it was right or wrong to sterotype the bbc. I was merely tackling your point about the daily mail.
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    (Original post by Melz0r)
    I don't really know. Is its bias really that objectionable to you? (That's a genuine question).
    Very, I don't want to pay for left-leaning bias. I don't think that's very fair - should you have to pay for a right-wing bias? That would also be unfair ...

    (Original post by edge)
    er, it is already in affect 'nationalised'
    ffs I know that, thats my whole point. Read what I'm saying again.
 
 
 
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