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2019-12-18 Britain
Boris Johnson threatens BBC with two-pronged attack
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-12-18 02:04|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6577 views ]  Top

#1 Very astute.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-12-18 06:13||   2019-12-18 06:13|| Front Page Top

#2 Extortion funded indoctrination is an abomination.

The BBC claims it's really good, but needs to force people to pay for it...

If it's as good as they say people will willingly pay for its goods.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-12-18 07:00||   2019-12-18 07:00|| Front Page Top

#3 BBC the Obamacare of the media.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-12-18 07:09||   2019-12-18 07:09|| Front Page Top

#4 seriously considering decriminalising non-payment of the licence fee

Eliminate the fee and charge the BBC rent for using the government's air waves. Better yet, auction off that spectrum to the highest bidder.
Posted by Elmereger Clavins7805 2019-12-18 08:14||   2019-12-18 08:14|| Front Page Top

#5 ^No, it's Pravda.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-12-18 08:14||   2019-12-18 08:14|| Front Page Top

#6 #3
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-12-18 08:15||   2019-12-18 08:15|| Front Page Top

#7 BBC has long past served its purpose. Eliminate the fee, charge it to use the airwaves and open it up to competition.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-12-18 08:42||   2019-12-18 08:42|| Front Page Top

#8 Nah, not Pravda

If Boris sent a directive to the Beeb, they'd ignore it. Not something the operator and editors would do at Pravda.

It's more like an entrenched special interest bureaucracy left over from the predecessors.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-12-18 08:48||   2019-12-18 08:48|| Front Page Top

#9 BBC ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, the Obamacare of the media.

I thought I could keep my TV?
Posted by Skidmark 2019-12-18 08:51||   2019-12-18 08:51|| Front Page Top

#10 Taking a cue from Trump, attacking the media?
Posted by Bobby 2019-12-18 09:29||   2019-12-18 09:29|| Front Page Top

#11 W1A is still one of the better British comedies.

Pokes fun at the surreal corporate nature of the Beeb.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2019-12-18 09:29||   2019-12-18 09:29|| Front Page Top

#12 Beeb was IIUC one of the attack dogs for the Remainers. Every BBC piece on the matter that I heard was unmistakably biased against Leave.

This is fitting payback. Sow, reap.
Posted by Lex 2019-12-18 11:58||   2019-12-18 11:58|| Front Page Top

#13 Not the only thing they have a strict Globalist GroupThinkā„¢ stance on...
Exclusive: BBC issues internal guidance on how to report climate change
Posted by magpie 2019-12-18 13:39||   2019-12-18 13:39|| Front Page Top

#14 It's almost like the BBC thinks it's in Minneapolistan.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-12-18 18:59||   2019-12-18 18:59|| Front Page Top

#15 seriously considering decriminalising non-payment of the licence fee

(Sigh) Just do it. Or don't. (I realize that it's probably "a process". Fine, initiate the "process". Or don't.)

Spare the people the teasy shit.

Trump does a lot of this too, and both Bad Orange Men run the risk of demoralizing their supporters if they keep doing this. Or is that the plan?
Posted by charger 2019-12-18 21:12||   2019-12-18 21:12|| Front Page Top

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