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The ‘Mail on Sunday’ uses fake news to attack Sir David Attenborough

a commentary by Bob Ward 26 April, 2019

Over the past few weeks, climate change deniers have launched waves of desperate attacks against Sir David Attenborough, using innuendo and false rumour to try to discredit his new programmes on climate change. Here Bob Ward sets out evidence that refutes these unfounded allegations. read more »


Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme duped by climate change sceptic Lord Lawson

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 August, 2017

It has been a bad few days for the BBC and Radio 4’s flagship ‘Today’ programme after it was again humiliatingly duped by climate change ‘sceptics’. At 7:10 am on … read more »


Response to decision by BBC Editorial Complaints Unit about interview with Lord Lawson on climate change

Press release 26 June, 2014

Response to the decision by the BBC Editorial Complaints Unit to uphold a complaint about an interview with Lord Lawson on climate change on the ‘Today’ programme read more »


The BBC is sacrificing objectivity for impartiality on climate change

The BBC is sacrificing objectivity for impartiality on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 6 July, 2012

It is now more than a year since the BBC Trust published a seminal report on the impartiality of the broadcaster’s coverage of science, but there is clear evidence that … read more »


Is Accuracy Being Frozen Out of the BBC’s Climate Change Coverage?

Is Accuracy Being Frozen Out of the BBC’s Climate Change Coverage?

a commentary by Bob Ward 8 December, 2011

The final episode of Frozen Planet featured narrator Sir David Attenborough as he explained the ways in which shrinking ice sheets in the Arctic and Antarctic are radically changing life … read more »


BBC coverage of climate change should be accurate as well as impartial

BBC coverage of climate change should be accurate as well as impartial

a commentary by Bob Ward 19 July, 2011

The BBC Trust will tomorrow (20 July) publish its long-awaited report on impartiality in the Corporation’s coverage of science. Self-proclaimed climate change ‘sceptics’ will no doubt react furiously if the … read more »