Petition to sack BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg was ‘probably’ removed ‘under establishment pressure’, says former UK ambassador

 

axe-chopping-block_890x500Petition site 38 Degrees recently removed a 35,000 signature strong petition to sack BBC political Laura Kuenssberg for political bias towards the Conservative government, citing that the petition was sexist. However, the petition site refused the request of former UK ambassador Craig Murray to provide any evidence to support their claim. Murray has stated that it is ‘probable’ that the real reason for the petition’s removal was not misogyny, but ‘establishment pressure.’ In this piece, we walk through the issues raised by this suggestion ….

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Author :  Kerry-anne Mendoza
Source :  The Canary
Original Publication Date :  May 11, 2016
Article Link :  http://www.thecanary.co/2016/05/11/38-degrees-removed-petition-to-sack-bbcs-laura-kuenssberg-under-establishment-pressure/
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