Veteran BBC journalist slams broadcaster’s bias on doctors’ strike, and much more

 

computer-1149148_890x501Meirion Jones is an awardwinning investigative journalist and a veteran of the BBC. He worked on the Today programme, World at One and PM before becoming head of investigations for Newsnight. A year after leaving the organisation, Jones has spoken out about BBC bias, slamming the organisation’s coverage of the junior doctors’ strikes – and much more besides.

In an article posted on openDemocracy, Meirion Jones has criticised the lack of investigative journalism at the BBC. He cites several reasons for its demise – from the organisation’s culture to its preference for “on-agenda stories that can be planned ahead”.

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Author :  Bex Sumner
Source :  The Canary
Original Publication Date :  Feb 18, 2016
Article Link :  http://www.thecanary.co/2016/02/18/veteran-bbc-journalist-slams-broadcasters-bias-junior-doctors-strike-much/
Archive Link :  http://archive.is/wWXi4
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