Andrew Marr’s interview frames Jeremy Corbyn as a 1980s throwback (video)


Andrew Marr‘s interview with Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, on his eponymously named show this morning was a masterclass in how to frame an interview to reflect the personal bias of the interviewer rather than to impartially elicit newsworthy information … Continue reading

The Beeb, the bias and the bashing (The Conversation)


By: Ivor Gaber, University of Sussex My entry for the prize for the most unsurprising allegation of 2015 was the uncannily similar complaints that emanated from a number of Conservative MPs who claimed that the BBC’s reporting of the general … Continue reading

The BBC receives record number of complaints about its extensive and biased election coverage of UKIP


This morning Nigel Farage made yet another appearance on The Marr Show where he was treated to a soft soap extended interview by the eponymous host.  The fact that UKIP’s vote actually declined in these elections was wholly overlooked by … Continue reading

Hard evidence: How biased is the BBC?


By Mike Berry, Cardiff University Welcome to Hard Evidence, a series of articles that looks at what the data say about some of the trickiest public policy questions we face. Academic experts will delve into the available research evidence to … Continue reading