UK university attacks BBC over covert North Korean trip
April 15th, 2013
The London School of Economics, one of Britain’s leading universities, has criticized the BBC for putting students at risk by allegedly using them as cover for a covert documentary film in North Korea. The ten students were told “a journalist” would accompany them on their academic trip to North Korea in March, without informing the …
BBC World Service radio 'being jammed in China'
February 26th, 2013
The BBC expressed “strong condemnation” after reporting that its World Service shortwave radio broadcasts were being jammed in China. “The BBC strongly condemns this action which is designed to disrupt audiences’ free access to news and information,” the corporation said in a statement on Monday. While it was not possible to determine the source of …