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BBC in the news, Monday

Host Host | 09:42 UK time, Monday, 13 November 2006

The Independent: A columnist comments on the recent row over newsreaders wearing poppies. (link)

The Independent: Another columnist comments on the imminent launch of the English language version of the Al Jazeera TV channel, with reference to how it could impact upon the BBC. (link)

Daily Mail: An interview with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, in which he says the BBC has "an anti-Christian bias". (link)


  • 1.
  • At 10:01 AM on 13 Nov 2006,
  • J.G. wrote:

I thought we already had an English language version of al-Jazeera, and its name was the BBC. Hard to spot the difference in editorial lines.

  • 2.
  • At 11:06 AM on 13 Nov 2006,
  • Belinda wrote:

Well to be fair, the Archbishop of York probably has a pro-Christian bias. The Daily Mail however, has an anti-anything bias so it all comes out even in the end.

  • 3.
  • At 04:25 PM on 13 Nov 2006,
  • Mark wrote:

With the launch of an English language version of Al Jazeera, BBC will find yet another competing media outlet politically to its right.

  • 4.
  • At 08:58 AM on 14 Nov 2006,
  • Brian Campbell wrote:

BBC Al Jazeera? E-mail, for all the "news" we get nowadays!

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