Tag: FreedomOfSpeech

BBC makes second U-turn in a week over freedom of speech on campus

On 30 September the BBC spectacularly reversed its ruling over whether Naga Munchetty had broken its editorial guidelines in making comments about Donald Trump on BBC Breakfast. The BBC’s Director-General (one might say ‘Directionless-General’) Lord Hall personally stepped in to overturn the previous ruling. The whole episode proved an embarrassment for the BBC. Whatever the

Well done to the Telegraph for reporting on Equalities chief comments on banning of pro-life and Christian societies at universities

Well done to the Telegraph for reporting yesterday (4 July) on the danger to freedom of expression in our universities caused by student unions’ attempts to ban pro-life and Christian societies from having a platform owing to “hypersensitivity.” David Isaac, chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), said that universities must not allow