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    Posted by St Maddenus witty name to follow (U14314874) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Dear BBC,

    Please could you change the name of the NEWS to Speculate and Opinion.

    Far too many reports are "sources speculate" and "professional opinion"

    It's not just the 10 oclock news its all of them. It's not just the BBC I know but You are in a unique position of independance to report FACTS not opinions.

    Please move back to real facts and real news, not sleb gossip and tales, save them for some "entertainment" section not a headline.

    Currently calling the news the news is really close to fraudulent trades discription....

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    Posted by Portly (U1381981) ** on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Dear BBC,

    Please could you change the name of the NEWS to Speculate and Opinion.

    Far too many reports are "sources speculate" and "professional opinion"

    It's not just the 10 oclock news its all of them. It's not just the BBC I know but You are in a unique position of independance to report FACTS not opinions.

    Please move back to real facts and real news, not sleb gossip and tales, save them for some "entertainment" section not a headline.

    Currently calling the news the news is really close to fraudulent trades discription.... 
    You remind me of Mr. Gradgrind in DIckens' "Hard Times:"

    “You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children.”

    smiley - winkeye

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    Posted by St Maddenus witty name to follow (U14314874) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    For me the importance is to present facts as facts and opinions as opinions.

    News should be presented Factually opinion and speculation is just gossip.

    Opinions can be useful but it has taken dominance over fact.


    (in my opinion) smiley - smiley



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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Friday, 22nd February 2013


    Currently calling the news the news is really close to fraudulent trades discription....  

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