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The BBC and Sir Cliff: Long live a Free Press!

The BBC and Sir Cliff: Long live a Free Press!

Richard Marshall August 1, 2018 0

‘The time, it is to be hoped, is gone by when any defence would be necessary of the “Liberty of the Press”. So wrote John Stuart Mill in On Liberty over a century and a

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In a different league – pay gaps at the BBC

In a different league – pay gaps at the BBC

James Taylor February 1, 2018 0

The ongoing row over the pay packets of the BBC’s elite presenters has provoked self-inflicted pay cuts for current affairs stars like Nick Robinson, John Humphrys and Huw Edwards. It has also provided listeners

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Poldark – Sex, violence and hypocrisy

Poldark – Sex, violence and hypocrisy

Elena Rider October 25, 2016 3

So if you’ve not been following the BBC’s gorgeous yet somewhat hammily acted adaptation of the Poldark novels allow me to fill you in on some recent controversy: Ross, the protagonist learns that the

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Hands off the BBC, Jeremy Corbyn!

Hands off the BBC, Jeremy Corbyn!

Thomas Walker June 2, 2016 0

Jeremy Corbyn has heavily criticised the BBC, Britain’s state-owned public service broadcaster, in a documentary produced by private competitor Vice News. Speaking the morning after last month’s local council elections, the socialist Labour leader attacked the

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Confirmed: Piers Morgan gets Top Gear Job

Confirmed: Piers Morgan gets Top Gear Job

Karina Liptrot April 1, 2015 2

A BBC Spokesperson has confirmed that Piers Morgan will take over from Jeremy Clarkson as presenter of family friendly car show, Top Gear. In a move that may raise eyebrows from diehard Clarkson fans

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Could Katie Hopkins be the next Top Gear Presenter?

Could Katie Hopkins be the next Top Gear Presenter?

Alex MacDonald March 27, 2015 0

  Betfair has released its odds on who it thinks is most likely to replace Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson. Currently, Chris Evans the radio DJ and Guy Martin the popular superbike rider and TV

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“We’re very much as a package” says James May on Clarkson exit

“We’re very much as a package” says James May on Clarkson exit

Alex MacDonald March 25, 2015 1

Reporter: “Will you stay at Top Gear?” May: “Well I don’t want to talk about that too much but I think we’re very much – the three of us – as a package. It

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Find out how to Legally Avoid the BBC Licence Fee

Find out how to Legally Avoid the BBC Licence Fee

Ban The BBC March 25, 2015 1

There has never been a better time to cancel your BBC TV Licence. But time may be running out for you to make a lawful protest against the tyranny of the BBC TV Licence fee tax…

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Clarkson sacked over BBC Fracas

Clarkson sacked over BBC Fracas

Alex MacDonald March 24, 2015 1

The Daily Telegraph has the story that Jeremy Clarkson is to be sacked by the BBC. The decision was based on Clarkson’s improper conduct towards other BBC staff. Jeremy Clarkson is to be sacked

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Keep your foot down, Clarkson, there’s a lot riding on this

Keep your foot down, Clarkson, there’s a lot riding on this

Old Holborn March 12, 2015 49

Contrary to popular belief, I can’t stand Jeremy Clarkson. He epitomises most things I detest: he’s boorish, puerile and frankly, the sort of person who should still be strutting around a 6th form grammar

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