Category Archives: media

We can’t sit idly by (and watch TV)

What are we supposed to do? Sit idly by and watch while evil happens in the world? When we are the only ones in the world to have been blessed with the unique gift of military might? Well no, when … Continue reading

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Why does the US so often back the bad guys?

To: Mark Mardell CC: BBC News on-line. world desk Hi, I enjoyed reading your recent article which asked “Why is it that the United States ..  has so often found itself backing the bad guys?” The answer seems fairly simple. They … Continue reading

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Who can possibly know the risks of legal highs?

After watching the misinformational BBC show “how [intoxicating and illegal] drugs work” I was inspired to post a (one way) correspondence with the Guardian/Observer newspaper after they published the article “No one can possibly know the risks of taking these … Continue reading

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A few notes on wikileaks

Much has been made of the exposures of wikileaks. It should also be noted that out of all of their exposures relating to the Afghan and Iraqi adventures, no new significant criminal activities have been exposed. In both cases, the … Continue reading

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Voters face “nasty shock” if government economic policy succeeds

From:     Gianni Tedesco To:     Hugh Pym, Chief economics correspondent, BBC News Cc:     newsonline.world at bbc Subject:     re: Will the coalition deliver on the economy? Date:     19/08/10 12:56:23 Hi Hugh, In the above mentioned article you … Continue reading

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First the BBC ignore your points, then repeat them in quotes from a former NSC official

From:     Gianni Tedesco To:     Barbara Plett (BBC News New York) Cc:     BBC News Online World Subject:     re: Could a different option with Iran work? Date:     12/08/10 01:00:10 Hi, Let me first congratulate you on a … Continue reading

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An insight in to the PR function of the term “science.”

Any adult familiar with the fact that there is a difference between the world and how we describe the world will, as a corollary, be familiar with the dual meanings of important concepts within the doctrinal system. Science is one … Continue reading

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A lie isn’t a side of the story, it’s just a lie.

A recent BBC article discusses the pro’s and con’s of re-writing history to present a more positive view of a nations past. The thesis of the article is that there are two opposing schools of thought on national histories. Firstly … Continue reading

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They punish us out of love (1/3)

It is apparently axiomatic of BBC coverage that reporters should be “objective” purveyors of information received. Even though the reporter is a human being with a vested interest in the survival of civilisation they are expected to report, without personal … Continue reading

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The BBC’s “anointed one” Obama will need spinal surgery to kick his own ass.

From: Gianni Tedesco To: newsonline.world@bbc.co.uk Subject: re: Congress tells Hayward BP ignored oil well dangers Date: 17/06/10 21:09:59 Hi, In the above article it is stated that congress had accused BP of “complacency” before the April 20 “rig explosion” and … Continue reading

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