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  1. The BBC Has Legal Protection to Spread Fake News: the Curious Case of ISIS, Andrew Neil and Jeremy Corbyn
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    A look at the reporting of 'fake news' by the BBC, which has no legal obligation to give its audience any information about its sources and seemingly has legal protection from scrutiny.
  2. The Comic Book Simplicity Of Propaganda
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The referendum campaign on Scottish independence heightened many people's awareness of the pro-elite bias of the 'mainstream' news media. The grassroots power of social media in exposing and countering this bias was heartening to see. But the issue of independence for Scotland is just one of many where the traditional media consistently favour establishment power.
  3. George Orwell: A Life
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    A biography of George Orwell.
  4. Journalism: Truth or Dare?
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the criticism thrown at journalism today by all sectors of society.
  5. The Life of Bertrand Russell
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    A biography of the political activist, philosopher and mathematician.
  6. 'Our Only Fear Was That He Might Pull His Punches' - BBC Caught Manipulating The News
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The position of BBC political editor plays an important role in this propaganda system. His or her function is essentially to tell the public what leading politicians say or even 'think'. It is certainly not to question power or challenge government authority in any meaningful way.
  7. When BBC Calls, Don’t Answer..
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    In any event, my advice to the media savvy, is that if you have caller ID, and you can tell that it is BBC calling, don’t bother answering. I hope I have the good sense to follow my own advice should the phone ever ring again!

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