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BBC Has Replied IPOB’s Complaint Letter Igbo Focus 24th June 2022 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) which is a radio and television organisation that is owned and operated by the British government has now replied IPOB protest letter. Subsequent making malevolent documentary about IPOB, and as such, IPOB sent a warning protest letter to BBC and for that reason, BBC has replied to IPOB. In the letter, there were so much self-contradicting. For a start, if you are a member of non- English organisation or African organisation, you are a “warrior” and not a member or fan – that’s English language for you. If members of England Football Club on the field attacking black players on the pitch, they are “football fans” not “football warriors” and thus England Football Club has nothing to do with it because their fans were those doing it. On the other hand, if IPOB, so as they said “members”, comment on social media, they are IPOB warriors and IPOB must be held accountable while England Football Club is not held accountable for the actions of their members or fans – pure double standards. The letter went on saying "we regret that you are unhappy with our coverage of events in Nigeria.” But tell me who is happy with BBC coverage of event in Nigeria apart from the Fulanis they are helping to destroy indigenous nations in Nigeria. Continuing with the letter, “The article and video in question (“IPOB: Biafra ‘media warriors’ call for killing on social media2) meet these standards. The BBC also has a duty to report stories of public interest, which in this case included the significant real-world impact of online hate speech and disinformation.” Then, you tell me how many online hate speeches and disinformation from around the world that BBC has published? Talk less of online hate speeches and disinformation from UK alone. BBC is now Facebook, tweeter, Instagram, etc., watchdog. There are thousands upon thousands of publishers (radio, television stations, newspapers, magazines, etc.,) from around the world, the only publisher to see members of IPOB’s hate speeches and disinformation is the BBC. According to them “The BBC offered a right of reply to all parties outlined in the investigation, and they were given adequate time to respond.” Perhaps they send them to wrong people. “The BBC sought legal advice to ensure that our investigation complied with relevant laws concerning ongoing. We believe our coverage has been informative and responsible, reporting known facts. However, we appreciate you may continue to be unhappy and have shared your concern with senior editors at BBC News. We always value audience feedback; it helps to inform our decisions about current and future content.”
BBC Has Replied IPOB’s Complaint Letter Igbo Focus 24th June 2022 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) which is a radio and television organisation that is owned and operated by the British government has now replied IPOB protest letter. Subsequent making malevolent documentary about IPOB, and as such, IPOB sent a warning protest letter to BBC and for that reason, BBC has replied to IPOB. In the letter, there were so much self- contradicting. For a start, if you are a member of non-English organisation or African organisation, you are a “warrior” and not a member or fan – that’s English language for you. If members of England Football Club on the field attacking black players on the pitch, they are “football fans” not “football warriors” and thus England Football Club has nothing to do with it because their fans were those doing it. On the other hand, if IPOB, so as they said “members”, comment on social media, they are IPOB warriors and IPOB must be held accountable while England Football Club is not held accountable for the actions of their members or fans – pure double standards. The letter went on saying "we regret that you are unhappy with our coverage of events in Nigeria.” But tell me who is happy with BBC coverage of event in Nigeria apart from the Fulanis they are helping to destroy indigenous nations in Nigeria. Continuing with the letter, “The article and video in question (“IPOB: Biafra ‘media warriors’ call for killing on social media2) meet these standards. The BBC also has a duty to report stories of public interest, which in this case included the significant real-world impact of online hate speech and disinformation.” Then, you tell me how many online hate speeches and disinformation from around the world that BBC has published? Talk less of online hate speeches and disinformation from UK alone. BBC is now Facebook, tweeter, Instagram, etc., watchdog. There are thousands upon thousands of publishers (radio, television stations, newspapers, magazines, etc.,) from around the world, the only publisher to see members of IPOB’s hate speeches and disinformation is the BBC. According to them “The BBC offered a right of reply to all parties outlined in the investigation, and they were given adequate time to respond.” Perhaps they send them to wrong people. “The BBC sought legal advice to ensure that our investigation complied with relevant laws concerning ongoing. We believe our coverage has been informative and responsible, reporting known facts. However, we appreciate you may continue to be unhappy and have shared your concern with senior editors at BBC News. We always value audience feedback; it helps to inform our decisions about current and future content.”

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