How can a BBC reporter hold his head up high and claim the junior doctors are striking over pay, while standing in front of a woman holding a placard saying “Tired doctors make mistakes”?
If you thought the Corporation’s pitiful coverage of protests against austerity was bad, then you should be as incensed as This Writer at the latest scandal, which is likely to be broadcast on all its news outlets, all day.
For goodness’ sake, BBC: Doctors are striking for SAFETY, not selfishness!
If you still think it’s about pay, read the following:
It speaks volumes about the situation when doctors have to try to stop the government from harming patient safety.
That’s why 7,000 doctors gathered outside Downing Street:
It’s why public opinion remains solidly on the side of the junior doctors (as the BBC reporter glumly admitted on the lunchtime bulletin). Here’s Sue Perkins, who commented during an appearance on Channel 4’s The Last Leg:
All of his actions so far have been intended to produce one result – a result he described in his book Direct Democracy, all the way back in 2005:
Isn’t it time the BBC got the picture?
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