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Evolution of the woke BBC

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Comedy on the BBC is the best:

Comedienne 1:
"I'm a FEMINIST"
Audience: Laughter and clapping
Comedienne 1:
"Isn't the patriarchy weird and wrong?!"
Audience: Laughter and clapping

Host:
"Now, for the next new hottest comedienne!"

Comedienne 2:
"I'm a FEMINIST"
Audience: Laughter and clapping
Comedienne 2:
"Isn't the patriarchy weird and wrong?!"
Audience: Laughter and clapping
This is the same type of shit I find hard to describe about modern Saturday Night Live. There literally aren't any jokes anymore. It's just "progressive" ideas with laugh tracks.
 

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I noticed a decline in quality of news reporting since the Brexit vote. For a public funded corporation to be impartial they really couldn’t help but be pro-remain. QT use to be a quality program with guests of different views but almost every week it’s con, Lab a nitwit from the SNP and a guardian columnist for extra woke points. The few times they’ve actually had a pro brexit guest they’ve been well received by the public but hated by the BBC. Recently they had a plant in the audience who was a BBC columnist (she quickly edited her twitter bio) who tried to spin the whole megxit stuff was racist.

based Lawrence Fox!!

We need a referendum on the bbc I think they have lost any right to collect money from the public just to fund their woke trash. I recently stopped paying my licence fee because fuck’em I pay my sky and if they send the gusteapo out to check my equipment I’ll just refuse entry.
 
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I was thinking the other day - the only good thing the BBC do for TV as far as I am concerned is put Andrew Neil on.

He is worth the price of the license fee alone. Thank god for that guy.
 

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I was thinking the other day - the only good thing the BBC do for TV as far as I am concerned is put Andrew Neil on.

He is worth the price of the license fee alone. Thank god for that guy.
He's good, though nowhere near the level of the greats such as Brian Walden. I do also suspect he's beginning to love the smell of his own farts a bit. Meticulous research is good, but the fact that he's praised for this speaks more of the paucity of options elsewhere.
 
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Imagine thinking a government funded station is biased.... AGAINST the government.

lmfao
 

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Speaking of Doctor Who, it has once again tried to out-woke itself, with a proud, large, black Doctress.
We already had John Hurt as a forgotten incarnation of the Doctor, there was no fucking need for another one. This reeks of desperation to try maintain their woke fanbase whilst trying to alienate the longtime fans.

But fine, keep it up BBC. I'm pretty sure the show is going to get canceled again the way things are going. Go ahead and blame the white male supremacists for your crappy virtue signaling.
 

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Speaking of Doctor Who, it has once again tried to out-woke itself, with a proud, large, black Doctress.
And in doing so completely wrecks continuity since we've seen every previous regeneration, from the moment he first leaves Gallifrey to Jodi Whittaker, so either they're going to retcon that or, as rumours have stated, retcon her to be one of a set of all female 'pre-first' regenerations, and make the Doctor have been really a woman all along.

Seriously, fuck the BBC and it's identity politics.
 

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I have no interest in Doctor Who, but it's not surprising to see the BBC remaking the Doctor as a black woman – with an authentic hairstyle, of course. Leftwing Britain is increasingly obsessed with black identity and the notion of being cool.
It's as if the view is to be black is to be better, more “real”, and above all really cool. This mentality is most noticeable in British advertising. If you watch mainstream British TV adverts these days, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Britain is 50% black.

No other non-white group gets this kind of exposure. Of course, the mostly white, leftwing pinheads working in advertising and media are very selective about the aspects of black culture they use. This is why you rarely see the unpleasant aspects of black culture on TV. You don't see the violence or the broken homes and various other failures created by the promotion of poor values and disasterous attitudes to life. Instead you see idealised depictions of what woke white liberals want black people to be.

In this fantasy world, all black men are doting dads, middle-class, and cultured.
They espouse Guardian-friendly values and value diplomacy over violence. Black women are presented as calm and mediating figures with sage-like knowledge. In TV land, they are MI5 bosses telling irrational white men how to be better. They are top judges,acting as the voice of reason, telling a troublesome white couple how to behave with dignity.
This is a contrast to the way many black people live and behave in the real world. It's all a fantasy. You only have to open up the local newspaper,look at the police Twitter accounts of inner city areas, or observe the behaviour of the black youths who inhabit the schools in these areas to see the contrast. I can't be the only one who wonders why you hardly ever see black people depicted as bad or evil characters on TV.
 
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What is it with tv and black judges? Like every judge on a tv show is black. American and British.
Is it trying to correct for some perceived bias or is there some sort of underlying point they’re trying to make?
I suppose it's another expression of the liberal leftwing writer's fantasy. There seems a fear of presenting black people in a negative light. British TV dramas rarely feature black characters who are serial killers, rapists, domestic abusers, etc. The black characters are often presented as “good” people – the social worker, the doctor, the female detective, the judge, the nurse, the lawyer. If there are any deranged, abusive, dysfunctional, or morally bankrupt characters, they exclusively tend to be white these days.
 
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I have no interest in Doctor Who, but it's not surprising to see the BBC remaking the Doctor as a black woman – with an authentic hairstyle, of course. Leftwing Britain is increasingly obsessed with black identity and the notion of being cool.
It's as if the view is to be black is to be better, more “real”, and above all really cool. This mentality is most noticeable in British advertising. If you watch mainstream British TV adverts these days, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Britain is 50% black.

No other non-white group gets this kind of exposure. Of course, the mostly white, leftwing pinheads working in advertising and media are very selective about the aspects of black culture they use. This is why you rarely see the unpleasant aspects of black culture on TV. You don't see the violence or the broken homes and various other failures created by the promotion of poor values and disasterous attitudes to life. Instead you see idealised depictions of what woke white liberals want black people to be.

In this fantasy world, all black men are doting dads, middle-class, and cultured.
They espouse Guardian-friendly values and value diplomacy over violence. Black women are presented as calm and mediating figures with sage-like knowledge. In TV land, they are MI5 bosses telling irrational white men how to be better. They are top judges,acting as the voice of reason, telling a troublesome white couple how to behave with dignity.
This is a contrast to the way many black people live and behave in the real world. It's all a fantasy. You only have to open up the local newspaper,look at the police Twitter accounts of inner city areas, or observe the behaviour of the black youths who inhabit the schools in these areas to see the contrast. I can't be the only one who wonders why you hardly ever see black people depicted as bad or evil characters on TV.
Maybe not on UK TV but the woman from Westworld is a proper mean and nasty piece of work?
 

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I suppose it's another expression of the liberal leftwing writer's fantasy. There seems a fear of presenting black people in a negative light. British TV dramas rarely feature black characters who are serial killers, rapists, domestic abusers, etc. The black characters are often presented as “good” people – the social worker, the doctor, the female detective, the judge, the nurse, the lawyer. If there are any deranged, abusive, dysfunctional, or morally bankrupt characters, they exclusively tend to be white these days.
Funny thing is that excludes them from the meatiest roles.
 
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Fireworks going on outside my window to mark the UK's exit from the EU.
'BREAKING NEWS: Senate votes against witnesses, paving the way for likely impeachment acquittal'

Not to be outdone, Woke BBC also has a story as important, if not more important than either of these events.
To keep things juicy, I won't link, I'll just provide an image of the start of the article. Enjoy.


 
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Finished paying my license fee yesterday, Cancelled it at the beginning of this month.

...After witnessing their nauseating anti-Brexit agenda for the last 3yrs, I decided it was about time the BBC & I had a concious uncoupling.

In the old days when you could count the number of ways to watch content on the fingers of one hand i could see the need for the BBC, but those days are long gone and so am I from paying their tax.
 

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The problem is not that the doctor is a woman. The problem is that the adventures and plot has been dulled to an extreme.

Woke + low budget = current doctor who. =/
You can see it from miles off - people labelling the audience of Dr Who as mysogonstic, whereas in fact the reason people aren't watching it is that it's just not good anymore.
 
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This story belongs in Clown World:


But BBC have just crossed a line of credibility that is disappointing - but not surprising:



(I actually had to double-check that this was the BBC article text, rather than the BBC merely quoting someone saying something.)
 
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This story belongs in Clown World:


But BBC have just crossed a line of credibility that is disappointing - but not surprising:



(I actually had to double-check that this was the BBC article text, rather than the BBC merely quoting someone saying something.)
Can anyone indicate what queer means in this instance?
 

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Much like a normal business isn't it illegal to ask people what their sexual orientation is? Unless they offer that information freely I don't understand what the the expectation is?
 

Stilton Disco

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Much like a normal business isn't it illegal to ask people what their sexual orientation is? Unless they offer that information freely I don't understand what the the expectation is?
Nothing to do with the job, she just got on the wrong end of an angry Twitter mob because woke activists are, ironically, very pro segregation, and were outraged at the idea of a straight person presenting a show about LGBT individuals.

Frankly, given that she picked the most ambiguous label and has only ever dated dudes, I'd be superised if she's ever had more than same sex fantasies, but it's enough to calm the beasts and safely moves her up an intersection on the victim scale.
 

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Nothing to do with the job, she just got on the wrong end of an angry Twitter mob because woke activists are, ironically, very pro segregation, and were outraged at the idea of a straight person presenting a show about LGBT individuals.

Frankly, given that she picked the most ambiguous label and has only ever dated dudes, I'd be superised if she's ever had more than same sex fantasies, but it's enough to calm the beasts and safely moves her up an intersection on the victim scale.
Personally I don't care about the twitter reaction other than what I wrote. The twitter reaction is seeking something that you would have to commit a crime to achieve. These people are fucking retards.
 
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This story belongs in Clown World:


But BBC have just crossed a line of credibility that is disappointing - but not surprising:



(I actually had to double-check that this was the BBC article text, rather than the BBC merely quoting someone saying something.)
She's a self-absorbed attention seeker who never seems to miss an opportunity to get her face in the news.
As for her views:
 
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And to think in the 80s I used to watch old reruns of Benny Hill, Dave Allen, and Alexei Sayle on Fox 29, where that fat fuck Alexei Sayle was on TVO! That’s an Ontario public channel.

was too young to understand Dave Allen shit where he sits in a chair gabbing, but other UK comedies were hilarious.

but the second you saw that Thames intro with the trumpets you knew it was going to be UK funnies

I guess all you English folks over there don’t think it’s funny anymore.

Oh well.
 
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Posting for reference for Nov 19th.

BBC are, of course, littering their front page with IWD-focused stories and narratives.

EQUALITY!! they cry
GENDER BALANCE!! they cry

There is no 'International Mens Day' tag on the site as far as I can see.
And, for the last 2 years, BBC (and others - such as Google) either choose to completely snub the male equivalent, or campaign for women on that day instead.

Maybe this Nov 19th we'll see some of that equality and balance they claim to be seeking.

Maybe BBC will start campaigning for "Be Kind" because of Alec Holowka's tragic death after having a twitter mob harrass him to suicide and then spit on his grave - courtesy of completely unsubstantiated allegations of an established grifter.

They'll have to work hard to bring that up to the same prominence as their "Be Kind" campaign coverage for Caroline Flack, who was tragically arrested for assaulting her boyfriend and then commit suicide prior to trial because people were mean to her on social media - allegedly.

But I'm sure the BBC hold men's lives in equal value to women's lives.

What sort of person or establishment would actively value one human's life as worth more or less than another?
 
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International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on the 8th of March every year around the world.[3] It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights.
After the Socialist Party of America organized a Women's Day in New York City on February 28, 1909, German delegates Clara Zetkin, Käte Duncker and others proposed at the 1910 International Socialist Woman's Conference that "a special Women's Day" be organized annually.[4] After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday there.[citation needed] The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted by the feminist movement in about 1967. The United Nations began celebrating the day in 1977


 
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It's both incredible and disheartening how trash the BBC has become in recent years. The recent disastrous season finale to Doctor Who and how they handled the backlash to it is all the proof we need as to how garbage they've become.

I'm not a fan of Boris Johnson, but I hope he and Parliament do away with that stupid TV license fee so the BBC can feel the burn.
 

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Just cancel your Licence Fee, as I did in January.

Hit them where it hurts, its the only way they'll change into what they need to become, in order to survive in the new 21st Century media landscape.

I haven't missed access to the BBC or live TV from the other channels, one little bit in the last 6wks...
 

GreyHorace

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Just cancel your Licence Fee, as I did in January.

Hit them where it hurts, its the only way they'll change into what they need to become, in order to survive in the new 21st Century media landscape.

I haven't missed access to the BBC or live TV from the other channels, one little bit in the last 6wks...
What does canceling it mean to cancel your licence fee in Britain? You can't own a TV? You only watch on a PC or smartphone?
 

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What does canceling it mean to cancel your licence fee in Britain? You can't own a TV? You only watch on a PC or smartphone?
Just means you can't watch anything on the BBC channels as they are broadcast or through iPlayer, any 'live' TV on the other terrestial/Freesat Channels, which basically means at time of 1st broadcast. Nothing to stop you watching their content through their catchup services on your SmartTV though.

I've just taken out the aerial lead from the back of my TV so I can't receive the BBC or Freesat channels now anyway, and I get everything I watch through my internet connection, all I really watch thesedays is Amazon Prime/Netflix & Youtube.

Not paying for the licence fee, pays for those instead.
 

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Just means you can't watch anything on the BBC channels as they are broadcast or through iPlayer, any 'live' TV on the other terrestial/Freesat Channels, which basically means at time of 1st broadcast. Nothing to stop you watching their content through their catchup services on your SmartTV though.

I've just taken out the aerial lead from the back of my TV so I can't receive the BBC or Freesat channels now anyway, and I get everything I watch through my internet connection, all I really watch thesedays is Amazon Prime/Netflix & Youtube.

Not paying for the licence fee, pays for those instead.
No live TV? I can live with that. I hardly watch anything live on television nowadays, and streaming tv has eliminated the need for tuning on your favorite program on it's timeslot.

Besides, there is a darker side to this whole deal with the license fee, as this video will attest:


Not exactly a good look on the supposedly self righteous BBC institution. Fuck them.
 
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BBC journalists spending tax payers’ hard earned money to answer the REAL questions.
So ruddy bloody brave.


 
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Sigh. Front page material. You're still living with them? They still accept you in their home, they are homing and keeping you away from harm. But...

I hope the 'balanced and neutral' BBC do a follow-up article with the parents.

Allowing them to explain how they've sheltered and protected their child to such a degree that the biggest problem they have in the time of a national crisis is about whether they get their personal opinions validated by those providing shelter and protection.