Today

Bias towards Remain. About 7.15am. Discussion between BBC presenters Nick Robinson and Ben Wright. BW reported Ken Clarke’s comments that a Leave vote would cause a Tory leadership crisis and damage UK stability. BW later threw in the standard Remain charge about economic risks, without assessing its credibility, and quoted the Remain assertion that Leave campaigners could not provide answers. Yet, Leave answers are well documented. Ignoring them completely gave undue partiality to one side. Boris Johnson was indeed quoted as refuting US hypocrisy over Obama intervention. But, as ever with the BBC, bias by omission meant no negative assessment of the Remain case was discussed throughout the piece.

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