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You Snooze, You Win

In spite of The Sun’s front-page snaps/ Of BBC staff having naps,/ Awake or asnooze/ Folks trust the Beeb’s nooze/ Above the phone-hackers and paps./// sun v bbc In spite of The Sun's front-page snapsOf BBC staff having naps,Awake or … Continue reading

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Sweary Dalek

A Dalek with attitude slated/ The magazine bosses he hated/ By hidden acrostic/ In language most caustic/ For which he was ex-terminated./// http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/doctor-who-magazine-writer-fired-bbc-worldwide_uk_59f9c16ae4b00c6145e2e410 A Dalek with attitude slatedThe magazine bosses he hatedBy hidden acrosticIn language most causticFor which he was … Continue reading

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Beeb Boob Boob

A film star of glamour and glitz/ Who’s garnering internet hits/ Declared herself stoked:/ I’ve made it, she joked/ The BBC News showed my tits!/// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/true-blood-star-anna-paquin-reveals-it-was-her-breasts-that-accidentally-appeared-on-bbc-news-at-ten-a3610276.html A film star of glamour and glitzWho's garnering internet hitsDeclared herself stoked:I've made it, … Continue reading

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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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