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Gender Agenda

Some BBC staff were dismayed/ On learning how much others made/ Especially when/ It turned out white men/ Are rather more handsomely paid./// https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/jul/19/evans-lineker-bbc-top-earners-only-two-women-among-best-paid-stars Some BBC staff were dismayedOn learning how much others madeEspecially whenIt turned out white menAre rather … Continue reading

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Who’s That Girl

There once was an old Doctor who/ On dying, became someone new;/ One day she awoke,/ No longer a bloke,/ Cos women can be Doctors too./// https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/jul/16/doctor-who-jodie-whittaker-announced-13th-doctor https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/886674464469110785

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No Pandering to Pandas

A panda who lived on a glove/ Got grief from the powers above/ Producers feared Sooty/ Might get a bit smutty/ If he and Soo found puppet love./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37505309 A panda who lived on a gloveGot grief from the powers … Continue reading

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Food Fight

The BBC once undertook/ To help people learn how to cook/ But recipes gone/ May still linger on/ As long as you know where to look./// http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/media/2016/05/bbc-food-s-recipes-wont-disappear-and-you-ll-still-be-able-cook-along-nigella The BBC once undertookTo help people learn how to cookBut recipes goneMay still … Continue reading

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How Jim Fixed It

A DJ on Top of the Pops/ For decades evaded the cops./ Dame Janet unravels/ Abuses of Savile’s,/ Without saying where the buck stops./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/jimmy-savile-report-victims-lawyer-calls-dame-janet-smith-report-on-bbc-an-expensive-whitewash-a6894986.html A DJ on Top of the PopsFor decades evaded the cops.Dame Janet unravelsAbuses of #Savile's,Without … Continue reading

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Fair Weather Friends

The Met and the Beeb were together/ United whatever the weather/ Till Beeb said “We’re thru,/ I found someone new./ No forecast is ever forever”./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34031785 The Met and the Beeb were together United whatever the weather Till Beeb said "We're thru, I … Continue reading

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DJ Boobs

A BBC DJ from Hants/ Aired weird anti-breastfeeding rants/ This angered the Beeb/ And led to the dweeb/ Receiving a kick in the pants./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-33904758 A BBC DJ from Hants Aired weird anti-breastfeeding rants This angered the Beeb And led to the dweeb Receiving … Continue reading

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Strop Gear

The TV star Jeremy Clarkson/ Whatever new show he embarks on/ Will prosper, I bet/ So let’s not forget/ The fellow whose face he left marks on./// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/mar/25/jeremy-clarkson-police-investigation-bbc-report-top-gear The TV star @JeremyClarkson Whatever new show he embarks on Will prosper, I … Continue reading

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Wheels Come Off Top Gear

The BBC programme Top Gear/ Will not, as intended, appear/ Some new contravention/ Caused Clarkson’s suspension/ & may leave him out on his ear./// http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/11/uk-britain-clarkson-suspension-idUKKBN0M61TR20150311 The BBC programme Top Gear Will not, as intended, appear Some new contravention Caused Clarkson's suspension & may leave … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Number Plate

The cast and the crew of Top Gear/ Have fled Argentina in fear/ A Falklands-themed plate/ Made locals irate/ So Clarkson was out on his ear./// http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/10/03/jeremy-clarkson-top-gear-argentina-number-plate_n_5926026.html The cast and the crew of Top Gear Have fled Argentina in fear A Falklands-themed plate Made … Continue reading

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