Mark Humphrys (politics)


Media - The BBC


BBC bias

BBC bias against Israel


Children's BBC

BBC Islamic propaganda for GCSE

"Don't Panic, I'm Islamic" - The worst BBC program ever?

The most ludicrous BBC article of all time

Channel 4


The Guardian

The Irish Times


Like state-run RTE in Ireland, the state-run BBC in the UK spins the news to the soft left on the taxpayers' money.

The conspiracy theory BBC "documentary" "The Power of Nightmares" (2004) by Adam Curtis.
Basically claims that the endless Islamic terrorist attacks in the West are not important, and are hyped by Western governments for their own sinister reasons.
See review: The Power of Bad Television, Clive Davis, October 21, 2004: "It is a sign of how fevered political debate has become in Britain's media-land that such lurid, Michael Moore-ish notions are given a prime-time slot on the channel that once gave us Kenneth Clarke's Civilisation."

Hilarious parody of Adam Curtis style documentaries.

BBC bias

The BBC has a soft pro-left, pro-Arab, anti-Israel, anti-America and anti-west bias. The problem isn't BBC bias per se - It's the fact that people are forced to pay for it.

If the BBC was private (like Sky and Fox) this bias would be fine. It's the fact that people are forced to pay for it that so angers people.

I was going to link to this BBC map of the Afghan "Koran burning" riots of Feb 2012 to illustrate the lunacy of the rioters.
And then I noticed the BBC are asking protesters to send in footage!
That is, they are treating the protesters as if they are not mentally insane.
"Are you in Afghanistan? Are you planning to take part in protests?" "Then you are a complete lunatic" is what the BBC should say.
But that would be a different BBC, a BBC that took the side of good against evil.

British jihadi dies fighting for Al Qaeda in Syria, Oct 2014, and BBC weeps for him.
Richard Littlejohn compares the story of the two dead brothers to Saving Private Ryan, and finds a difference: "Unlike the fictional Private Ryan, the Deghayes boys weren't fighting fascism, they were fighting for fascism."

Sunday Worship ... of Obama!
The BBC and Church of England unite to produce "Learning to Dream Again", a service of worship of Obama at his second inauguration, 20 Jan 2013.
As the blogger "Archbishop Cranmer" says: "Did they ever do this for President Bush? Margaret Thatcher? Or even David Cameron? Is it only Socialist-Democrats who are deemed worthy of a national BBC broadcast in the context of prayer and divine worship? ... Would thay have commissioned a special anthem (at what cost and met by whom?) if we now had a Republican back in the White House?"

"Surrey teenager" bombs London Tube, according to BBC, Mar 2018.
In reality, he was an Iraqi born jihadi who came to the UK in 2015 and bombed it in 2017.
"Surrey teenager".

BBC bias against Israel


BBC headlines on Israel


Naked, open bias against Netanyahu from the "impartial" BBC, March 2015.

Someone suggests how the BBC might cover the Paris terror attacks in Nov 2015.
The lower headline is real and from Oct 2015.




Fake history from the BBC:
BBC series 1066: A Year to Conquer England portrays Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester as a black African.

John Humphrys

John Humphrys is probably the most prominent face of the soft left bias of the BBC. It would be fun if he was related to me but he is not. Not in the last 300 years anyway.

Children's BBC

Believe it or not, the children's news program Newsround (formerly John Craven's Newsround) has a predictable left-wing bias.

See their site about 9/11. In reply to "Why did they do it?" they simply say:

Al-Qaeda is unhappy with America and other countries getting involved in places like the Middle East.

What a load of leftie propaganda! Why not say to the children:

Al Qaeda are a group that hates all people who are not Muslim. They even hate some groups of Muslims, such as the Shia. Al Qaeda believe that Jews and Christians are engaged in plots against the Muslim world. They believe that all non-Muslims must be destroyed in order to make the world a better place. They believe that Muslims should reign supreme on the earth. They have killed tens of thousands of people. Many Muslims oppose Al Qaeda. Most of Al Qaeda's victims so far have been Muslims.

If you can't see my point, consider the following:
Which would be the better explanation by the BBC during the Second World War of why the Nazis were attacking the Jews? This:

The Nazis are unhappy with the Jews' involvement in the world economy and the German economy.

or this:

The Nazis are an organisation that hates all Jews. They also hate many other groups of people, such as gypsies, gays and Slavs. The Nazis believe that Jews are engaged in plots against the world and against Germany. They believe that all Jews must be destroyed in order to make the world a better place. They believe that Germans should reign supreme on the earth. They have killed 20 million people. 7 million Germans have died in the wars the Nazis started.

BBC Islamic propaganda for GCSE students

The BBC's section on religion and war in its GCSE Religious Studies notes is simple Islamic propaganda for children (as at 2012).

Page 1: "Islam is a religion of peace in which fighting and war are seen only as a last resorts".
Rubbish. They are first resorts. The Palestinians never tried Gandhi-like peaceful protest with Israel. (Which would have worked very well against a democracy.) Instead they went straight to violence and terror. The Iraqi "resistance" never tried peaceful protest after 2003. (Which would have worked very well with Americans.) Instead they went straight to violence and terror. They even suicide bombed voting stations.
Whether in response to "blasphemy", or cartoons, or some alleged "grievance", angry Muslims tend to go straight to violence because their religion encourages that. There is no evidence that their religion encourages violence as a last resort.
And if Islam is "a religion of peace" then why is it the most violent religion in the world?

Page 2: "The idea of Jihad is often misunderstood by non-Muslims who then see Islam as not being a pacifist religion.".
It is misunderstood also by the vast number of jihadists who slaughter thousands for Islam every year all across the world!
Oddly, far from being "a pacifist religion", Islam is in fact the most violent religion in the world!

Page 3: "Muslims may fight in self-defence but are forbidden to begin a fight."
Rubbish. Almost all Muslim war and terror is aggressive - to impose sharia law.
"The aim of fighting is to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.".
Rubbish. The aim of fighting is to impose sharia law (i.e. end religious freedom).
"One aim of Holy War may be to create a democracy where people are free to live their lives without beliefs and politics being imposed on them."
What?? What is this person on?? When has that ever happened? Name just one time in human history when that has ever happened - when the aim of Holy War was to create a democracy or a place with religious freedom. The aim of Holy War is always to oppose these ideas!

"Don't Panic, I'm Islamic" (2005) - The worst BBC program ever?

The BBC broadcast the most hilarious program called Don't Panic, I'm Islamic in June 2005. (The 2005 program is not to be confused with several other programs called "Don't Panic, I'm Islamic".)

This ludicrous BBC program was designed to assure us fear-gripped Islamophobes that there is no Islamist threat, and it is all lies cooked up by the media, or the neo-cons, or somebody.

Criticism of the ludicrous BBC program "Don't Panic, I'm Islamic".

Why I often prefer blogs to the BBC

Muslim supremacists attack innocent Christians in Nigeria for no reason, May 2011, killing 17 including an entire family.

The BBC hides the news.
Everything is passive voice.
There is a vague clue that "Hundreds have died in clashes" since a Muslim lost an election, but they won't explain further.

The Jihad Watch blog tells the story straight.
"Muslim Attackers Kill Fifteen Christians"
Why can't the media tell news stories this way?

The most ludicrous BBC article of all time


The article never mentions Islam once, but it does find time to mention Brexit (!) as a threat to the West.

But this is the best bit:
What makes this article a true masterpiece is that it blames the Syrian war on climate change and capitalism.
Yes that's right. The Syrian war - involving a democidal Baathist dictatorship, blood-soaked Sunni jihadis from the Iraqi "resistance", the mass murdering Shia regime of Iran and its terrorist proxies Hezbollah - was caused by climate change and capitalism!
"Capitalism" is real genius here. Syria is one of the most statist countries on earth.
The BBC can surely never produce anything more ludicrous than this article.

Channel 4

In Jan 2014, "edgy" Channel 4 covered the Maajid Nawaz "Jesus and Mo" story ... and censored the Muhammad cartoon.

The anti-Israel Jon Snow of Channel 4, 8 July 2015, tweets a picture of a wheelchair at an Israeli crossing and claims Israel would not let it through.
Over 2,000 retweets, but zero proof is provided.
In fact, it seems likely that it is an emergency wheelchair for general use at the crossing.
"Says it all" about Jon Snow and Channel 4.

"UKIP: The First 100 Days" (2015)

"UKIP: The First 100 Days" (2015). Channel 4 hit job on UKIP before the 2015 election.

"UKIP: The First 100 Days" (at 27:45) takes a swipe at Israel.
Socialists and communists (again) protest UKIP as "racist".
There is a counter-protest: "By the afternoon, some far right demonstrators were trying to disrupt the march."
And the only sign visible is an Israeli flag.

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