Referendum Campaign – Tips for Pro-Liberation Brits!

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A late night has left me uncreative today, so I simply recommend you read this very good article by D. Hannan MEP An idiot’s guide to overcoming BBC bias – Telegraph

…and a sample of his useful advice….

oh, and it included this FAB photo of that demented old EuRanter Clarke..


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…which I’m saving for future use!


Follow the money

When you have a pro-EU think tank, charity or NGO on air, find out beforehand whether it gets grants from Brussels. If it does, mention the fact. “That’s all very well, but would you be saying it if Oxfam hadn’t had 40 million euros from the European Commission last year?” It’s only fair to put the audience in the picture. Likewise with big businesses that employ large lobbying teams in Brussels, and have invested in getting EU rules that suit them and hurt their rivals.
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Remember your non-news departments

In fairness, the BBC makes strenuous efforts to correct the cultural biases which, it frankly acknowledges, are common to many of its current affairs staff.

Yes, as we noted only a day or so ago, here –

Eric Cantor Uses Biased BBC Talk-Show To Blast Tea-Party 

The larger problem lies elsewhere: in comedy, drama, consumer programmes and the like. But, in the run-up to the referendum, they count, too.
As I say, I offer these suggestions in a constructive spirit. I can’t believe that the Britain Stronger in Europe (BSE) campaign would object in principle to any of them.
So, over to you, guys.