Tag Archives: BBC

Shooting Birds and Biased Reporting – a tale of two BBC presenters

I can’t honestly remember a time when environmental stories have been so high up the news agenda-  and for such a long period. Perhaps, it’s a reaction to the never-ending and increasingly tedious coverage of Brexit  – which suddenly disappeared … Continue reading

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BBC confirm their editorial guidelines show Countryside Alliance attack on Chris Packham is egregious

The Countryside Alliance wants to stand up for freedom of speech when it’s their freedom to promote hunting that is at risk of being curtailed. But it is very happy to try and close down debate that it doesn’t like. … Continue reading

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Countryside Alliance attack on Chris Packham shows their conflicted attitude towards Freedom of Speech

              One would imagine the Countryside Alliance to be a place that welcomed free speech. Indeed the CA (both in England and Wales, and in Scotland) lobbied against the Lobbying Act, because they were … Continue reading

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Toffs in the Cabinet?

“toppers all round chaps” Have you been following the “toff” debate on Mark Avery’s blog ? Mark called Richard Benyon a “Toff” and suggested that many of the decisions he took as Biodiversity and Fisheries Minister were coloured by his … Continue reading

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