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Yeah right, if only! I would like to gripe about the media, and in particular the BBC. They are supposed to be unbiased but the moderators on the "Have your say" forums seem to reject the many valid and non-offensive comments I post - presumably because the truth really hurts!
My guess is that these are part and parcel of the problems with the media in general. The news that gets out is only what they want the public to hear, and they basically conceal everything else! I have made some constructive comments which were true and probably quite valid (in my opinion), but because they were a bit too much for the BBC dimwits to accept - they simply rejected them.
Have Your Say is full of this kind of thing. Someone can make a comment which has no substance to it and it gets published, but a more constructive one is rejected as if it is offensive. Why?? Some user-names reflect the rejection of their comments by the BBC on a regular basis, which basically means they are fed up of NOT having their say published.
If people in control are not prepared to accept fair comment and reflect a true view from society, then more people need to stand up and get this suppression exposed. Moderation is one thing, but censorship (cherry picking?) is quite another thing. Obviously the BBC wouldn't want to highlight it's own failings and maybe the media in general wouldn't be too happy, but with sites like The Weekly Gripe and others, perhaps with the Internet we can break this glass ceiling of truth exposure enforced upon us by the media.
Why do these cowards hiding behind cyberspace not face up to the truth and actually allow people to "have their say". I know how the Chinese feel now!
By: Have Your Say Critic