Monday, February 24, 2020

David Keighley

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http://news-watch.co.uk
Former BBC news producer, BBC PR executive and head of corporate relations for TV-am. Director of News-watch.

We’re right about climate change, say the BBC – and let the facts go hang

How idiotic has the advocacy of climate alarmism by the BBC become? Last month, as TCW reported, BBC news director Fran Unsworth issued a formal...

BBC Watch: John Simpson is really very cross with us

John Simpson, the BBC’s veteran and rather pompous world affairs editor – who can forget his claims of liberating Kabul in 2001? – has...

BBC Watch: The buck stops with you, Lord Hall

Lord Hall, the BBC director general, has immense powers. He is not only the chief executive of the £5billion-a-year Corporation, he is also its...

Lefties good, everyone else bad – welcome to Esler World

Gavin Esler, for 20 years a front-line BBC presenter and now a full-time writer and Chancellor of the University of Kent, has decided we...

TCW Encore: Move along, there’s nothing to see – BBC’s whitewash of the Brendan Cox affair

Starting today, over the next two weeks we’ll be republishing our 14 most-read posts/blogs of the year to date. Reviewing the list, what strikes most...

BBC Watch: Game, set and match to Mr Justice Mann

Mr Justice Mann’s reasons for not allowing the BBC appeal against his judgment in the Sir Cliff Richard case are now available. The BBC’s...

BBC Watch: As Grade joins criticism over Sir Cliff, will heads start to roll?

Back in 2014, immediately after the BBC mounted dramatic coverage of a police raid on the home of Sir Cliff Richard in connection with...

BBC Watch: This imaginary quagmire over press freedom

Last week Mr Justice Mann ruled that the BBC had no grounds for an appeal against his earlier High Court judgment in the Cliff...

It’s not press freedom at stake over Sir Cliff, it’s the rights of an innocent man

Journalists, lawyers and, of course, the BBC have mounted an all-out attack on Mr Justice Mann’s ruling last Wednesday that the BBC and South...

BBC Watch: Held to account over the trashing of Sir Cliff

Gotcha! In awarding £210,000 damages to Cliff Richard against the BBC for ‘tainting his life’ by its ‘sensationalist’ breach of his privacy in the...

BBC Watch: Hardline news – who else is on the hitlist?

Last week in TCW, Craig Byers astutely picked up that the BBC’s use of ‘hardline’ in the EU debate was deeply slanted. The adjective, he...

David Keighley’s BBC Watch: After Dimbleby, it’s Quota Time

There have been 1,369 editions of BBC1’s Question Time since its launch in 1979, and it has an estimated weekly audience of 2.4million in...

David Keighley’s BBC Watch: Bad news on Two for old, white men

Be afraid, be very afraid. Patrick Holland, appointed last year as the Controller of BBC2, has launched a new mission. He has decided that his...

David Keighley’s BBC Watch: A figleaf swept away in the torrent of anti-Brexit bias

In BBC Radio 4’s Feedback on Friday, host Roger Bolton introduced a classic edition of Corporation Complaints Stonewalling. The subject? Primarily coverage of Brexit. The...

Blair’s EU witch project and the BBC

How much was it worth? The EU Remain cause is already bankrolled lavishly by figures such as George Soros – but what would eight...

Move along, there’s nothing to see – BBC’s whitewash of the Brendan Cox affair

It is not known precisely what Brendan Cox, the widower of murdered MP Jo Cox, did wrongly to women while he was employed by...

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