Our beloved Prime Minister, surprisingly, made public (sort of) his views on the BBC’s attitude to covering government cuts. Or bias, as Cameron seems to be hinting at. The Prime Minister dubbed the BBC, “BBCC” or “British Broadcasting Cuts Corporation.”
Some might be rather critical that the Prime Minister, head of the government, has taken a patronising and somewhat insulting manner towards the impartiality of the BBC. Even though Dave has a point – the Beeb’s political analysis and coverage is extremely questionable on the coalition, especially the Liberal Democrats, and the selection of commentators.
We are willing to, without justification at times, question Skynews and elements of the Murdoch press but it seems to be blasphemy to contradict the BBC. Why is that? All media, especially public funded outlets, should face a higher level of scrutiny.
In fact, we should not have to pay a license fee – especially if the receiver is deliberately opposing the government for idealogical and political reasons.
But is sarcastic remarks to a journalist the best way to go about it?