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The BBC’s Dearth of Girth

The BBC’s Dearth of Girth

The BBC made a heckuva (non) judgment call on a preacher referred to as Al-Qaida’s spiritual leader in Europe. The Beeb instructed its staff not to refer to Omar Othman (better known as Abu Qatada) as an “extremist.” But “radical” is still okay. The guidance was issued at the BBC newsroom’s 9.00am editorial meeting yesterday, chaired

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