Less than a couple of weeks ago some of us spoke about the BBC's attitude to climate change.
Today the Guardian reports:
The BBC has accepted it gets coverage of climate change “wrong too often” and told staff: “You do not need a ‘denier’ to balance the debate.”
In a briefing note sent to all staff warning them to be aware of false balance, the corporation has offered a training course on how to report on global warming. The move follows a series of apologies and censures for failing to challenge climate sceptics during interviews, including Lord Lawson.
Of course I am pleased.
And massive credit to Rupert Read for achieving this.
Next the BBC should stop platforming tax deniers.
And those who will not disclose their funding.