Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will be along shortly to be outraged about the potential for the potential of a potential spike in Islamophobia.BBC Radio 4: Just before the 7.00am news this morning Radio 4 played a trailer for a series running on the station at the moment. The voice over says the series explores the highs and lows of being a teacher,
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Then Today, the morning news programme started and the story it lead with was...
A teacher has been beheaded in a north-western suburb of Paris, with the attacker shot dead by police.
"The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his students.
The attack occurred at about 17:00 local time (15:00 GMT) near a school. Anti-terror prosecutors are investigating.
French President Emmanuel Macron visited the scene, calling the killing an "Islamist terrorist attack".
Realising the seriousness of this Islamic inspired murder, the BBC devoted a full two minutes to the story.
As usual, the national broadcaster omitted a few minor details...
The moment a suspected terrorist was shot dead by French police in a Paris suburb after allegedly beheading a school teacher with a knife has been captured on video.www.dailymail.co.uk
I wouldn't be be surprised if the BBC runs the story later on with the headline...
Decapitated man dies of covid...We may never know the true motives of the murderer.
Ellie has just extended her career by a few weeks...
...Why is this not headline news in every newspaper, and the first article on every TV and radio bulletin? Freedom of the press is an essential bulwark of any democracy, and our fourth estate is hardly bashful in protecting its hard worn freedoms...
I want her to tie me to a bed and then just talk to me in the phonetic code.
About 7 minutes would do.
Not just me then.Well I thought I would give the new Hugh Laurie BBC1 offering an outing, wont be bothering with part 2. Aside from the TV series not knowing if it wants to be a light hearted poke at government or a serious house of cards its cliche riddled. I accept black barristers exist, I accept same sex relationships, yes white MPs are corrupt, yes Newspaper editors were a bit sexist hiring pretty young things, young black girls could well be reading a book whilst in prison but all in the first 60 minutes, please at least be subtle with the messaging.
The BBC is treating us with contempt, rubbing our collective nose in it, look at us we have your funding and we will pump out tosh, telling you your bad white people. I only hope a new DG and change will bring sanity back.