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— Alois Irlmaier (@AloisIrlmaier) December 22, 2017
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HONG KONG’S public broadcaster RTHK dropped a 24-hour BBC World Service channel from its airwaves today, replacing it with state radio from China in what critics say is a sign of encroaching Chinese control in the former British colony.
H/t reader kevin a.
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Liz MacKean, the former British investigative reporter who exposed Jimmy Savile and the culture of pedophile protection at the BBC, has been found dead. She was 52.
MacKean worked at the BBC until she quit in 2013 after executives decided to ban her groundbreaking and brave investigation into predatory pedophile Jimmy Savile in order to protect him and other pedophiles.
Dismissed by the establishment as mad and dangerous, MacKean was finally vindicated when the truth about Savile’s pedophilia eventually came out in 2012, a full year after MacKean first tried to bring his notorious crimes to light.
The BBC, who blocked her groundbreaking investigation from airing and spent the next few years attempting to destroy her reputation, are reporting that she died of “complications from a stroke.”
Acknowledging her life was under threat during the time she was investigating Savile and BBC elites, MacKean said her conscience left her no option but to pursue the truth and expose the culture of pedophila. The mother of two children believed it was her duty.
The BBC has been forced to reveal the salaries of nearly 100 high-paid media personalities after fighting “tooth and nail” against the list’s publication, but has deflected criticism over the bill by focusing on their own gender pay gap instead.
Top Gear presenter Chris Evans was paid at least £2.2m by the BBC last year while Gary Lineker received more than £1.75m, according to figures published by the corporation after a government order to disclose the figures.
H/t reader kevin a.
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“The press has been routinely creating fake news reports to start a war,” exclaims Armstrong Economics’ Martin Armstrong, pointing to a recent report exposing The BBC allegedly faking news over chemical attacks in Syria…
What follows is shocking evidence that crisis actors, green screens, CGI, and paid propagandists are being used to fake worldwide events in order to scare people into giving up liberties and sending us into war. To say this was shocking would be to put it lightly.
From video proof showing “dead soldiers” killed by “chemical weapons” walking around after they thought the videos stopped recording, to digitally altering sounds to add in “explosions” that never happened, this segment demonstrates some of the most damming evidence against the media ever shown on television.
By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk.
I suspect the next referendum could be much sooner than generally expected. Documenting and spreading awareness of the astonishing state propaganda campaign by the BBC is an extremely important task in advance of that. I urge you to make a donation, however small, to help Alan Knight finish the documentary How the BBC Stole the Referendum. Filming has been completed and I have seen a lot of the edit in progress, which really is excellent. I only play a very small part among a great many more distinguished contributors, but it so happens I feature in the little teaser of completed work they have put out for the fundraising campaign. I think it gives an idea of the professional production standards they are working to.
Please give something, anything. Many a mickle maks a muckle. In fighting the state and corporate media, we have only ourselves, and sometimes that means the change in our pockets too.
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How about the BBC staff knew that not only the senior management was totally aware and supportive of Jimmy Savile’s crimes, but that this went way beyond senior management?
Last month the former head of Newsnight investigations claimed Alan Yentob, the BBC’s creative director, accused the journalists who exposed the corporation’s cover-up of Jimmy Savile’s crimes of being “traitors”.
Newsnight revealed the BBC’s attempts to stop the programme exposing Savile as a paedophile who carried out attacks on BBC premises.
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LONDON — A long-awaited report into the culture at the BBC that allowed TV personality Jimmy Savile to abuse children while working there has found that senior management were unaware of his actions.
Dame Janet Smith’s review, published Thursday morning, found that, while some staff were aware of Savile’s conduct, none of them reported it to their managers. Therefore she “found no evidence that the BBC as a corporate body was aware of Savile’s conduct.”
In the conclusion to her report, Smith wrote:
My conclusion is that a number of BBC staff were aware of specific complaints about Savile’s conduct and in two cases were aware of his sexual interest in teenage girls, some of whom might have been underage. All of these people ought to have reported their awareness to their line managers or to someone in a more senior position. None of them did so. The result is that I must conclude that there is no evidence that any senior member of staff (of Head of Department status or above) was aware of Savile’s conduct. It follows that I have found no evidence that the BBC as a corporate body was aware of Savile’s conduct.
She added that a culture of “fear” prevented them from reporting their concerns.
– BBC environment editor gives the game away (Ice Age Now, June 13, 2015):
Shows just how “impartial” he really is.
“Roger Harrabin is the BBC’s in-house green activist-in-chief,” writes James Delingpole. “…occasionally he can’t help giving the game away as he did this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.” (Listen from 2:39:10)
Reporting on the latest round of UN climate talks in Bonn this week, Harrabin said:
“We’re trying to change the entire global economy….”
Then swiftly he corrected himself:
“…or at least the UN’s trying to change the entire global economy.”
“If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newpaper you are misinformed.”
– Mark Twain
– The BBC, the Weapons Industry and War Propaganda (Global Research, April 8, 2015):
Last week the Chairman of Europe’s largest arms firm BAE Systems, Roger Carr, was appointed Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust. Will Carr’s close ties to the arms industry “get the best out of the BBC for licence fee payers” as its mission statement promises?
On the trust’s web site we can read the following:
“The BBC exists to serve the public, and its mission is to inform, educate and entertain. The BBC Trust is the governing body of the BBC, and we make sure the BBC delivers that mission.”
For many years, however, the BBC has been caught delivering weapons of mass deception, lying, censoring important stories and engaging in war propaganda on more than one occasion. Here are just a few articles we published about BBC lies and propaganda:
– Jimmy Savile Abused Up To 1,000 Victims On BBC Premises (The Guardian)
– BBC Paid For Pedophile Jimmy Savile’s Cash Gifts To Children (Daily Express)
– The sinister treatment of dissent at the BBC (The Guardian, March 8, 2015):
The whistleblowers who broke the Jimmy Savile story have seen their careers nosedive while executives protect their own status
Nobody from John Humphrys in the morning to Evan Davis at night dares mention a scandal at the BBC. It undermines their reporting of every abuse whistleblowers reveal. It reinforces the dirty common sense of British life that you must keep your head down if you want to keep your job.
Feb 3, 2015
In this episode of the Keiser Report back in London, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the Greek situation and that a nation is not what it thinks it is but what others attempt to hide about that nation – like the fact that it is bankrupt. They discuss the role Goldman Sachs played in helping Greece hide its debts and, thus, strapping it to the euro and the mispricing of real risk by well-compensated bond investors lending to Greece at ultra low interest rates. They also discuss that, while deflated footballs was the main headline on the nightly news in America, a memo was delivered to Obama outlining the various ways that brokers defraud American investors of years worth of retirement income.
– Falsehoods in the NYT’s Editorial, ‘Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine’ (Washington’s Blog, Sep 3, 2014):
The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will have to be lengthy.
The Times editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the rebel commander in Donetsk would have the world believe, but in units equipped with mobile artillery and heavy military equipment.” Their only cited source for that statement is “a senior NATO officer.” But should anyone take as a source, on that type of matter, either an anonymous U.S.-NATO official, or an anonymous Russian official? That’s hardly an unprejudiced “source,” in either case — and it’s their only source on this.
– Dead In The Water – The Sinking Of The USS Liberty (Full BBC Documentary):
During the Six-Day War, Israel attacked and nearly sank the USS Liberty belonging to its closest ally, the USA.
Thirty-four American servicemen were killed in the two-hour assault by Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats. Israel claimed that the whole affair had been a tragic accident based on mistaken identification of the ship.
The American government accepted the explanation. For more than 30 years many people have disbelieved the official explanation but have been unable to rebut it convincingly.
Now, Dead in the Water uses startling new evidence to reveal the truth behind the seemingly inexplicable attack. The film combines dramatic reconstruction of the events, with new access to former officers in the US and Israeli armed forces and intelligence services who have decided to give their own version of events.
Interviews include President Lyndon Johnson’s Secretary of Defence Robert McNamara, former head of the Israeli navy Admiral Shlomo Errell and members of the USS Liberty crew.
– BBC spends £1.3million on business and first-class flights in just one year – a 40% hike despite pledges to cut costs (Daily Mail, May 24, 2014):
The BBC bill for first and business class flights soared by more than 40 per cent to £1.3million last year, despite its pledges to cut costs.
Staff spent more than £3,500 a day on the most expensive fares as they jetted around the world in luxury.
The BBC promised a new era of cost-cutting, but has admitted paying £1,278,618 for 950 business and first class tickets in 2013/4 – 46 per cent up on the previous year.