On the 28th of February 2023, in what the Huffington Post called “a heart-warming moment” and the New York Post labelled as “a touching moment” a journalist from BBC Ukraine (@bbc_ua) told the Ukrainian leader during a press conference with…
This is a story of how corporate media interfered with due process to pressure the Department of Health and the Health and Social Care Board into censoring and suspending a doctor for saying things they didn’t like.
The BBC’s William Crawley likes to position himself as a gatekeeper for the truth – someone who is at the forefront of tackling whatever he deems to be “misinformation”. But William quite often spreads lies and disinformation himself. So who fact-checks him? Well, we do!
Northern Ireland Chief Medical Officer, Michael McBride, yesterday was quoted in several newspapers as claiming that 10,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the week “since” mandatory Digital Health IDs were announced on the 17th November…
Media coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic has been very obviously one sided since March 2020. We’ve all been bombarded with negative stories of ‘biblical proportions’. Even when there have been improvements in the pandemic position the media still prefer the…
The BBC’s Marie-Louise Connolly called for “young ones” in the 0-19 age group to be vaccinated. When challenged the BBC responded by saying that by “young ones” she meant those under 59. When challenged again the BBC concluded she meant teenagers only. In this example, we show how far the BBC will go to cover up for its won journalist’s disasters.
Henry Bodkin, a correspondent for the Telegraph claimed that “12 to 15-year-olds one of the age groups most responsible for spreading the virus.” After refusing to provide evidence for his claim we appealed to the Telegraph complaints department and forced them into retracting the statement.
Dan Hodges is renowned for his divisiveness and hypocrisy on COVID-19 responses. Whilst being humiliated seems to be an acceptable payoff for getting attention for Dan, his public breakdowns and denialism do little to inspire confidence in a struggling corporate media industry and in the people who may look to journalists for guidance.
Henry Bodkin wrote in the Telegraph that 12-15 year olds were significant spreaders of COVID-19. When I asked him to prove his claim, he was unable to do so.
In this second part of our BBC “anti-disinformation” unit exposé, we look at further evidence of the fake news being pushed by this small, controversial online outfit.