The BBC's Charter and its Producers Guidelines state:
...'Due impartiality lies at the heart of the BBC. All programs and services should be open minded, fair and show a respect for truth? [BBC reports should] contain comprehensive, authoritative and impartial coverage of news and current affairs in the United Kingdom and throughout the world??
To be fair DJ, there is a link to another page showing spelling mistakes on signs from the UK and other places too.
I actually don't think they have a particular anti-US agenda except where they believe it serves them in other areas. We can say there are two types of mindsets that operate at the BBC. One is represented by the general staff, the genuine left-wing liberal, who are not very bright and are quite incapable of thinking anything through to any deeper level. Their conclusions are based on a set of premises, regardless of merit - but sound good at a superficial level. For example - 'Give to the poor to get rid of poverty'; or make the have-nots - haves. They don't see the problems inherent in this philosophy, whereby you now create a part of society that sees this as an avenue to milk the 'haves' whereby even those who were haves find a free ride to still remain 'haves' by appearing and behaving as 'have-nots. This dynamic can be evidenced by our benefit system where now many see it as more advantageous to keep sucking off it than contribute. For the BBC, anyone seeking to cut or reduce these benefits are labelled EVIL.
Then there are the BBC hierarchy, who realize that they can use this liberal philosophy to fill their own coffers and aspirations for greater power. Totally without ethics, they are a parasitical cancer that will feed off of anything and anybody that they see benefits them. They are of no greater intelligence than their staff, only their greater power and position makes them believe they are. Whereas their staff might still be labouring under the illusion they are really doing a 'good' job', the hierarchy might only justify their actions with the insane arrogance that their control makes the world a better place. That's how stupid they are, and you can be sure they will never look at all the negative events they have helped to create with any sense of responsibility.
Point is, they see it sounds good to be anti-Capitalistic and pro-Communist, so they promulgate that line, but don't for a moment think that they personally want to be 'like everyone else'. They know they can permeate society a lot further by appearing as the good guy, regardless of merit, and much of their bias revolves around this. It helps too if society is kept ignorant to further this aim, which is why so much of their output is increasingly 'dumbed' down'. So long as they maintain their toffee-mouthed accents, it makes a large portion of society believe they're intelligent just listening to it.
I started this particular thread when following George Bush' declared war on terrorism, and invading regimes where the BBC had personal interest. This made him, and all those who voted for him, the 'enemy' for the BBC.
I'm quite sure every BBC journalist would rather be posted to the US than Gaza - you can be sure of it - but they will pretend otherwise - that's their hypocritical slimy façade.
At present, the BBC is only answerable to itself in deciding its standards and coverage. How does it measure up to what you consider good quality, and impartial and unbiased reporting as required by its charter? All TV viewers in the UK are forced by law to pay for this 'service'. Do you believe that what is received truly 'serves' the society, - or merely increases the problems within it?
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