Complaints by Others

this page provides links to complaints and issues raised by others about the BBC _

BBC Scotland Headquarters occupied
on 17th April 2012_ as people in Glasgow marked Palestinian prisoners day_ hundreds of demonstrators marched in solidarity with the Karamah (Dignity) Hunger Strike and 30 activists entered the BBC Scotland building demanding mainstream media coverage for over 1200 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have embarked on an historic indefinite hunger strike for their rights as political detainees _
a local report of the incident

it’s very easy to see why BBC didn’t report this incident_ anywhere!!
the ONLY report of what happened by Amena Saleem on electronic intifada reveals all…

They were eventually met by Ian Small, a senior BBC official, who told them that the BBC aimed its coverage towards a certain demographic.

“He said that demographic was white-collar and aged over 50,” said Liam O’Hare, an organizer of the protest. “The idea that the BBC aims its coverage towards a certain section of society, when it’s paid for by all licence-fee payers, is a disgrace.”

full report on electronic intifada


The BBC and Bahraini Formula One

UK shadow justice minister Andy Slaughter, who chairs the all party parliamentary group for democracy in Bahrain, told BBC 5live he would be “very pleased if the BBC pulled out” of covering the race.

“Organisations like the BBC are giving legitimacy to the al-Khalifa regime, which is… a dictatorial regime, which is killing many of its own citizens,” Mr Slaughter said.  BBC article here


Hackers highlight lack of BBC crticism of Chinese government
this is a picture of UK Chinese Embassy’s website after a visit from @AnonymousTibet
(click the image to see the [browser address bar] in proper focus _ press back button to return)


List of complainants logged at Radio 1 commenting on BBC censorship of ‘Palestine’

a large number of listeners to Radio One were obviously unhappy about the deletion of the word ‘Palestine’ from a live ‘in-studio’ hip hop performance given by Mic Righteous _
the start of the censored word can be clearly heard  3 minutes into this performance Comments from a clearly upset BBC audience are logged below the video
Anna Ford: Former newsreader criticises BBC over ageism

Anna Ford has accused the BBC of “tokenism”
in the debate over ageism on television  _ see article here


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