The BBC in Northern Ireland have long acted as a PR machine for the Department of Health in their COVID-19 messaging. That messaging has mostly been little more than scaremongering and coercive in nature. In this report we look at how the BBC-NI helped propagate lies from a Doctor without verifying the doctor’s claims or attaching a disclaimer to their broadcasts. After abandoning our complaints we were forced to circumvent them and go directly to the ECU who ruled in our favour.
Update on Dr Emma Keelan/BBCNI Lies
On the 22nd July 2021 a medical registrar from the Mater Hospital in Belfast put out the following tweet. We would immediately reach out to a source at the Mater, who would inform us the claims made by Dr Keelan…
BBCNI Caught Amplifying Disinformation
In this report we expose the BBCNI for amplifying disinformation tweeted out by a Northern Ireland doctor. Information that the BBC didn’t inform the listener had not be verified by the programme’s producers.