Awful BBC, Xenophobic Road Accident Reporting

Students die in India as bus plunges into river The above headline is awful enough for the people involved, but in reality, it’s subject, a road crash, is common enough in my own country, the UK. What is really bad is how the BBC is reporting this.  They should know better but essentially, they’ve reported… Continue reading Awful BBC, Xenophobic Road Accident Reporting

Don’t Shoot the Messenger if You don’t Like the Message

Alan Johnson Sacks the Messenger This, of course, relates to the recent sackings and supportive resignations of Government Scientific Advisors (see More advisers may go in drugs row) . The home secretary faces the threat of more scientists resigning after sacking his chief drugs adviser Prof David Nutt for his comments about cannabis policy. Two… Continue reading Don’t Shoot the Messenger if You don’t Like the Message