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.@BBCNews still conflating sex with rape – the David de Gea allegations

The BBC has form for misleading and minimising headlines. They also very rarely take any notice of formal complaints made by members of the public who work in the field of violence against women and girls. This is the text of the complaint we submitted to the BBC: The title of the article is misleading more »

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The @BBCNews gets it wrong. Again.

Peter Ball pled guilty this week to 18 charges of sexual abuse of men between the 1970s-1990s, whilst the Bishop of Lewes and then Gloucester. The CPS has also been forced to apologise for cautioning Peter Ball in 1993 rather than prosecuting in spite of the fact that there was sufficient evidence. The details of the failures more »

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.@BBCNews *finally* uses appropriate language

We’ve been campaigning for 2 years to have the BBC stop using the terms ‘child prostitute’ and ‘child porn’. Ann Coffey, MP for Stockport, has called for an end to the term ‘child prostitute’ in law, which will hopefully be followed by media refusing to use them term. In the mean time, the BBC has more »

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