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??
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I presume you mean the use of inverted commas around heroes. No doubt to square things with their buddies who some might also consider to have 'radical Islamist beliefs'. Not that the BBC believes that - of course
Last Edit: Aug 22, 2015 18:13:37 GMT by Teddy Bear
Yes very interesting, you do sniff. I know cattle are branded.
I think your description is right on. It's the first time I've seen the inverted commas with any praise and it looks so obvious. BBC rot.
I remember during the Iraq war when one of their correspondents was on a mission with US forces. They were clearing out some buildings and came under direct assault when a terrorist was about to fire as they entered into the same room. The Americans first covered the BBC guy risking their own lives with a precious moment, then managed to kill the attacker before he could follow through. A time later they read this journalist's account in the news and it was completely distorted. He made them out like uncivil aggressors. I wouldn't doubt if the American soldier ranks as low on the food chain as the Jew.
I wouldn't doubt if the American soldier ranks as low on the food chain as the Jew. Especially where appeasing and protecting their Islamic 'mates' are concerned.
It makes this joke, that I've also posted elsewhere, appear more real life than ever:
A guy in London saw a pit bull attacking a toddler. He killed the pit bull and saved the child’s life. Reporters from the BBC swarmed the fellow. “Tell us! What’s your name? All London will love you! Tomorrow’s headline will be: “London Hero Saves Girl from Vicious Dog!” The guy says, “But I’m not from London. “Reporters: “That’s OK. Then the whole of England will love you and tomorrow’s headline will read: ‘English Hero Saves Girl from Vicious Dog!’” The guy says, “I’m not from England, either.” Reporters: “That’s OK also. All Europe will love you. Tomorrow’s headlines will shout: ‘European Hero Saves Girl from Vicious Dog!’” The guy says, “I’m not from Europe, either. “Reporters: “So, where ARE you from? The guy says, “I’m from Israel. “Reporters: “OK. Then tomorrow’s headlines will proclaim to the world: ‘Israeli Kills Girl’s Dog!’”
Last Edit: Aug 23, 2015 10:26:37 GMT by Teddy Bear
Methinks we are about to get a ridiculous story from this terrorist presented as believable by the BBC. At the moment, the latest story from the BBC relates the suspicions of the French authorities over this incident. France train shooting: Police question suspect
However a story has just been released by Reuters wherein this scum tries to convince us that this was not a terrorist attack but he was merely hungry and he wanted to rob passengers so he could buy food.
Here's their story. My bet is when the BBC covers it they will try to make it sound even more convincing and logical than Reuters, despite the glaring stupidity contained in it.
A gunman who attacked passengers on a high-speed train in France two days ago is "dumbfounded" at having been taken for an Islamist militant and says he only intended to rob people on board because he was hungry, his lawyer said on Sunday.
As details emerged of the gunman's early adult life in Spain, lawyer Sophie David said her client -- now in detention near Paris -- also looked ill and malnourished.
French and Spanish sources close to the case have identified him as a 26-year-old Moroccan named Ayoub el Khazzani who was known to European authorities as a suspected Islamist militant.
"(I saw) somebody who was very sick, somebody very weakened physically, as if he suffered from malnutrition, very, very thin and very haggard," David told BFMTV.
"He is dumbfounded by the terrorist motives attributed to his action," she added.
David said the man was barefoot and wore only a hospital shirt and boxer shorts for the police interrogation in Arras, northern France, where the train stopped after the incident.
The Moroccan told David he had found the Kalashnikov he had taken onto the train in a park near the Gare du Midi rail station in Brussels where he was in the habit of sleeping.
"A few days later he decided to get on a train that some other homeless people told him would be full of wealthy people traveling from Amsterdam to Paris and he hoped to feed himself by armed robbery," David said.
The lawyer said the Moroccan had untreated wounds on his face when he spoke to her through an interpreter. He also told David he did not think he had fired any shots before his gun jammed.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Saturday there had been "several shots" before the Moroccan was subdued by the passengers, who included three Americans.
Of the two passengers injured in Friday's incident, only one remained in hospital on Sunday, according to an update from the authorities -- a Franco-American who was hit by a bullet and was in a serious but stable condition.
Cazeneuve said the man in custody, whom he did not name, had been "identified by the Spanish authorities to French intelligence services in February 2014 because of his connections to the radical Islamist movement".
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Khazzani is believed to have lived in Spain for his early adult life and was arrested at least once for drug trafficking, according to Reuters sources. Some Spanish newspapers said he may have been radicalized while in prison.
Spanish security sources say Khazzani lived in Madrid between 2007 and 2010 before moving to the southern Spanish port of Algeciras. A community leader in the city told Reuters he had lived there with his family in El Saladillo, a neighborhood plagued by high unemployment and drug-related crime.
According to the Spanish security sources, he traveled to France in 2014 and went to Syria. French security sources said he went to Berlin airport for a flight to Istanbul on May 10 this year. Turkey is a preferred flight destination for would-be jihadists heading for Syria.
At the mosque in El Saladillo, Kamal Cheddad, President of the Muslim Community for the south of the city, said he knew the young Moroccan, although the family did not attend the local mosque which Cheddad presides over.
"He was an ordinary young man, he played football, went fishing, he worked to make a living," Cheddad said.
Last Edit: Aug 23, 2015 17:33:43 GMT by Teddy Bear
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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