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BBC's new foreign language services raise an old question

As readers may be aware, the BBC recently announced the expansion of its foreign language services.

“The BBC World Service will launch 11 new language services as part of its biggest expansion “since the 1940s”, the corporation has announced. 280 more words


Weekly Commodity Futures Forecasts Accuracy (November 28, 2016 – December 02, 2016)

This post aims to show how Weekly Commodity Futures Forecasts (November 28, 2016 – December 02, 2016) published on 2016/11/27 have performed. The forecasted values are compared to the closing prices of commodity futures as of  102 more words


BBC's double standards on terrorism highlighted again

Last month the BBC marked the anniversary of the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris with a series of reports on multiple platforms.

Some of those reports focused on the stories of victims and survivors of the attacks. 497 more words


OFCOM consultation concerning BBC accuracy and impartiality

Ahead of OFCOM assumption of new responsibilities relating to the BBC, the body has launched the first of a series of public consultations.

“Ofcom is carrying out a review of the suitability of the list of larger parties for the purposes of Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code and rules on party political and referendum broadcasts (PPRB Rules). 273 more words


The value of real news

You might have seen that the Ne York Times reported a bump in the number of print subscriptions in the days after a contentious presidential election. 272 more words


FPS Cliches Found on Only One TF2 Weapon

Hey look, a TF2 article! As a longstanding and proud member of the first-person-shooter genre, TF2 nevertheless stands apart from most other games due to its versatile array of weapon designs and its avoidance of most of the common shooting mechanics that permeate shooter games. 529 more words


BBC News amplifies unchallenged Syrian regime propaganda yet again

Throughout the years of the Syrian civil war, the BBC has on multiple occasions given unchallenged and unquestioned amplification to falsehoods put out by the Assad regime alleging Israeli support for Syrian rebel factions. 220 more words