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  Topic: Exchange with a climate change 'sceptic'
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 8786

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:24 am   Subject: Exchange with a climate change 'sceptic'
The following is quite typical of some of the exchanges that we've had with people over the years on climate change. It's worth quoting in full as it might be quite interesting to see the way it plays ...
  Topic: The figleaf question
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 8667

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: The figleaf question
[Copied from the message board in order to archive here.]

the fig leaf question
Posted by Alex Doherty on February 16, 2012, 10:42 am
The criticism of leftists who write for the Guardian and ot ...
  Topic: Munty Pylon controversy
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 4272

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:31 pm   Subject: Munty Pylon controversy
'Campaigners frequently complain that pylons blight the countryside, while Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt described damage they cause as "beyond belief" in a Parliamentary debate in July.'

http:// ...
  Topic: Complaint upheld about Newsnight on suicide bombers
David C

Replies: 3
Views: 7930

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:56 am   Subject: Complaint upheld about Newsnight on suicide bombers
[From Palestine Solidarity Campaign]

Press release
14 July 2011

BBC rules on Newsnight complaint

The BBC has upheld a complaint that Jeremy Paxman failed to adequately challenge Louise E ...
  Topic: Email to Helen Boaden, BBC news director
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 10586

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:30 am   Subject: Email to Helen Boaden, BBC news director
From: Media Lens Editors [mailto:editor@medialens.org]
Sent: 13 June 2011 10:38
To: helenboaden.complaints@bbc.co.uk; helen.boaden@bbc.co.uk
Subject: Value of Journalism Speech: missing section
...
  Topic: 'Death in the Med': findings after complaints to ABC
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3723

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:22 am   Subject: 'Death in the Med': findings after complaints to ABC
Following the screening of Death on the Med last year, rebroadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in September, I wrote a series of complaints to the ABC about its bias, which finally resu ...
  Topic: Our response to Monbiot's June 13, 2011 article
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 8693

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:48 pm   Subject: Our response to Monbiot's June 13, 2011 article
Hi George,

Hope you’re well. In your June 13 Guardian article, ‘Left and libertarian right cohabit in the weird world of the genocide belittlers,’ you chose to associate our name, among others, wit ...
  Topic: Exchange with BBC's Paul Danahar
David C

Replies: 1
Views: 10437

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 9:38 am   Subject: Exchange with BBC's Paul Danahar
From: David Cromwell
Sent: 17 May 2011 13:30
To: paul.danahar@bbc.co.uk
Subject: BBC produces 'more bad news from Israel'

Dear Paul Danahar,

I hope you’re well. As the BBC Middle East Bureau ...
  Topic: Comment Is Free But Freedom Is Slavery: exchange with Joe
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3998

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:51 am   Subject: Comment Is Free But Freedom Is Slavery: exchange with Joe
Email exchange with Joe Emersberger following this alert:

http://www.medialens.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=604:comment-is-free-but-freedom-is-slavery-an-exchange-with-t ...
  Topic: BBC on Afghanistan: "It's about stitching the fabric...
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3327

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:51 pm   Subject: BBC on Afghanistan: "It's about stitching the fabric...
Impartial BBC News on Afghanistan: "It's about stitching the fabric of a nation together"

BBC's George Alagiah, Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, BBC News at Ten, Wednesday, 17 November, 2010: ...
  Topic: Paul Wood in Afghanistan: 'a legitimate way to fight?'
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3249

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:47 am   Subject: Paul Wood in Afghanistan: 'a legitimate way to fight?'
BBC's Paul Wood in Afghanistan: "How is this a legitimate way to fight?"

No, he's not confronting a Nato commander, but a Taliban commander.

The YouTube video linked below is a Paul W ...
  Topic: Exchange with the Guardian's Richard Norton-Taylor
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 10400

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:09 pm   Subject: Exchange with the Guardian's Richard Norton-Taylor
If you've ever wondered why certain establishment "think tanks" are forever cited by the media, rather than more critical voices, here's an exchange where one respected Guardian journalist t ...
  Topic: Orwellian censorship at BBC Editors blog
David C

Replies: 5
Views: 7130

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:33 pm   Subject: Cross-reference
Thanks John,

Just to keep things ship-shape, there's stuff here too:

http://www.medialens.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3125

Above post possibly duplicates in part what you've been posting here. ...
  Topic: Exchange with the BBC's Paul Reynolds
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 10063

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:37 am   Subject: Exchange with the BBC's Paul Reynolds
Paul Reynolds emailed Keith:

"I have replied to Davids Ewards and Cromwell who wrote in similar fashion and no doubt this will appear online in due course. BTW in future it would be courteous ...
  Topic: Panorama's 'Death in the Med': BBC whitewash
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3785

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:24 pm   Subject: Panorama's 'Death in the Med': BBC whitewash
Panorama's 'Death in the Med': BBC whitewash


From: Pat Bernstein
Sent: 22 October 2010 07:15
To: editor@medialens.org
Subject: The Mavi Marmara

Don’t know if you can find a way to publi ...
  Topic: Dread juggernaut of Guardian propaganda on Iran
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5814

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:38 pm   Subject: Dread juggernaut of Guardian propaganda on Iran
From: Media Lens Editors, editor@medialens.org
Sent: 22 October 2010 11:24
To: simon.tisdall@guardian.co.uk
Subject: Dread juggernaut of Guardian propaganda on Iran

Dear Simon Tisdall,

Y ...
  Topic: The role of Nick Robinson, BBC political editor
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5241

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:37 pm   Subject: The role of Nick Robinson, BBC political editor
The role of Nick Robinson, BBC political editor

Email to nick.robinson@bbc.co.uk
Friday, 22 October 2010


Nick Robinson: "I am a great believer in free speech but I also care passionatel ...
  Topic: Censored posts on the BBC Editors' blog
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 4268

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:03 pm   Subject: Censored posts on the BBC Editors' blog
On Thursday, 21 October, 2010

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/theeditors/2010/10/bbc_news_linking_policy_4.html#comments

A censored post:

Comment #18: "How does this square with the new edito ...
  Topic: "defence needs": exchange with Sunday Times
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5358

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:03 pm   Subject: "defence needs": exchange with Sunday Times
From: David Cromwell
Sent: 28 September 2010 14:39
To: richard.woods@sunday-times.co.uk
Subject: Questions about 'Rush to cut may spike our guns'

Dear Richard Woods,

Your article about t ...
  Topic: Cuts: letter in the Sunday Times on 26 Sep 2010
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5479

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:15 am   Subject: Cuts: letter in the Sunday Times on 26 Sep 2010
Printed in the Sunday Times business section on 26 September, 2010:

Andrew Davidson’s interview [hidden behind a pay wall] with Brendan Barber, the general secretary of the TUC, was unbalanced and ...
  Topic: US-Israeli rejectionism: Exchange with FT's Philip Stephens
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5321

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:39 pm   Subject: US-Israeli rejectionism: Exchange with FT's Philip Stephens
From: Cromwell D.
Sent: 04 June 2010 10:03 AM
To: philip.stephens@ft.com
Cc: Cromwell D.
Subject: US-Israeli rejectionism

Hello Philip,

Thank you for your article today which contains much g ...
  Topic: Herman & Peterson: Erlinder Jailed by Major Genocidaire
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3877

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:26 am   Subject: Herman & Peterson: Erlinder Jailed by Major Genocidaire
Peter Erlinder Jailed by One of the Major Genocidaires of Our Era—Update [1]

Edward S. Herman and David Peterson [2]

The May 28 arrest of U.S. attorney and Chicago native Peter Erlinder by the P ...
  Topic: Gaza flotilla: notes on Peter Venner's eyewitness testimony
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 3816

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:19 pm   Subject: Gaza flotilla: notes on Peter Venner's eyewitness testimony
Notes from meeting 8th June 2010 Abu Bakr mosque, Argyle Road, Southampton
Speaker – Peter Venner
Subject – His eyewitness testimony of the Israeli assault on the aid convoy.


Tuesday 8th June I ...
  Topic: The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil
David C

Replies: 0
Views: 5293

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:54 am   Subject: The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil
John McGrath's classic 1973 play, performed by the 7:84 Theatre Company throughout the Scottish Highlands and beyond. It was even filmed and broadcast as a BBC Play for Today in 1974.

As the synop ...
  Topic: A BBC viewer challenges Simon Schama
David C

Replies: 1
Views: 7049

PostForum: your letters   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:49 pm   Subject: A BBC viewer challenges Simon Schama
13th January 2010


Simon Schama – Obama’s America

Dear Mr Schama

I watched your programme last night with a growing sense of unease, and because of this I have watched it again on iPlayer. ...
 
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