UK Column News - 19th April 2018

Brian Gerrish and Mike Robinson with today's news update from the UK Column.

START – OPCW briefing: results are SECRET
Karen Pierce UNSC: Russian account is a rewrite of 1984…
Karen Pierce rewrites the details describing Novichok
UK government explanation of Skripal case cannot be true
MainStream Media toes the line for government: never asks questions
12:07 – New Statesman – the West must respect international law
Good article but basic premise leads to author missing the point
14:27 – Spectator USA: Has Britain already forgotten the Chilcot report…?
Premise: to be open to alternative views but author still attacks Vanessa Beeley
16:48 – Avaaz: YouTube - stop dangerous fake news
17:16 – Demos: The evolution of expertise...what is an expert…?
19:24 – Media on Trial event: 27 May, Leeds
19:37 – BBC Trending: supposition and rhetoric lead the way…
BBC: Syria war – The online activists pushing conspiracy theories
UK Column emails BBC: no-name policy for journalists
BBC’s unsubstantiated, alleged, suspected chemical attack…
25:08 – BBC: who is Mike Wendling…?
BBC vacuous ‘writing’ with no investigative journalism
Wendling undermines child abuse victims claiming it’s just right-wing politics
28:33 – Commonwealth meeting: Amber Rudd funds against child exploitation
The amount is tiny compared with the profits made by the exploitation
32:47 – Boris: Britain a champion of democracy and human rights…
34:39 – Alternative View 9 conference: 4-7 May, near Milton Keynes
34:56 – UK Israel memorandum of understanding on digital government…
37:47 – Big Brother Watch: a closer look at Big Data and AI in Durham Police
41:50 – Tomorrow is World Police Tweet-a-thon day…
Police demonstrate heavy psychological reframing with group-think
43:21 – BBC targets youth with ‘Pagan Gospel’ music
Meet the BBC’s role model for young people: Serpent with feet...
44:30 – NHS conference: Dying for Good Health – 12 May, Nottingham
44:58 – Merck accused of fraud, deceit and negligence in US Gardasil case
HPV vaccine has caused more injuries than any other vaccination in history
47:28 – Goldman Sachs asks ‘Is curing patients a sustainable business model…?’
Spelled out in plain English: profit rules - finding cures is bad for business…
49:02 – French missiles failed to launch in strike on Syria…