BBC director-general, Tim Davie, has released a new plan to beef up fact checking in the public broadcaster’s news programmes.
Whose side are you on anyway? BBC comedy show Have I Got News for You.
What people find funny about politics depends largely on who is in power.
Tim Davie giving evidence to the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee as acting director general in 2012.
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Facing a hostile government and a financial squeeze, the new boss of the UK’s public broadcaster has his work cut out for him.
BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg.
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The Canary has been accused of spreading “fake news” about the BBC’s political editor. We asked two media experts to examine the issue.
The public broadcaster regularly favours right-wingers over representatives from the left.
Not enough air time given to concerns of Labour voters.
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BBC editorial decisions cast Labour voters as onlookers in the referendum campaign.
The ‘Iron Lady’ faces off with the BBC during her prime ministership.
The public broadcaster’s guidelines set out the need for impartiality, but some of its presenters appear not to have seen them.
From both left and right come accusations that the BBC is biased. The truth is that the Beeb has links to all sides of politics – as you would expect.
Not the best motto for the BBC under the circumstances.
We keep hearing from the newspapers that the BBC has a pro-Labour bias. But take a look at their record.
Pro-independence protesters descend on the BBC’s Glasgow offices.
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As voting day looms for the Scottish referendum to determine independence, accusations of media bias by the BBC in favour of the union are coming thick and fast. Within the space of a few days, Alex Salmond…
If you can’t attack the Beeb, shoot the messenger.
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Whoever takes over from Lord Patten as the new head of the BBC Trust has a tough job ahead – there’s the Scottish referendum and the general election, both potential minefields for a public broadcaster…