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BBC credibility slipping fast

The BBC is finally begin to admit that some of its programming is full of untruths. But it has yet to fully acknowledge the extent of the problem in its foreign news coverage. This cartoon from the Daily Telegraph, Britain’s highest circulation quality daily paper, sums up the problem: 

Meanwhile, Conservative MP Philip Davies asks : “Is funding a training programme to tell your staff not to lie and cheat viewers a good use of license-fee payers’ money? Perhaps you need to look at your recruitment process if you have to train them on such fundamentals as not lying or cheating?”

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.


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