4 June 2015 at 2:08 PM
To Claire Khaw
Dear Ms Khaw
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Here are the details of your complaint:
Complaint Summary: BBC coverage of feminism is entirely in its favour
Full Complaint: No BBC reporter will make the link between feminism, female promiscuity, family breakdown, single motherhood, under-achievement, criminality, mental illness as well as racial and national degeneracy however often I point this out to BBC reporters on Twitter. All your coverage of feminism assumes there is not enough of it or assumes it is a force for good.
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RESPONSE FROM THE BBC
12:19 PM 5 June 2015
To Claire Khaw
Dear Ms Khaw
Thank you for getting in touch with your complaint regarding BBC coverage of feminism.
I understand you feel certain reports on feminism biased against are biased in its favour.
BBC journalists are well aware of our commitment to impartial reporting. They are expected to put their own views to one side when carrying out their work for us but I am sorry to hear you feel this has not been the case.
All our reporters seek to provide the information which will enable viewers and listeners to make up their own minds; to show the reality and provide the forum for debate, giving full opportunity for all viewpoints to be heard. However, it is not always possible or practical to reflect all the different opinions on a subject within individual programmes.
Editors are charged to ensure that over a reasonable period they reflect the range of significant views, opinions and trends in their subject area. We do not seek to denigrate any view or to promote any view, however I understand that you feel we have failed in this respect.
With this in mind, I have now included all your concerns on our Audience Feedback Report which will be sent overnight to our news teams across the BBC.
This report is also used by senior editorial staff, the Executive Committee and the BBC Trust to keep a close watch on programmes, thus ensuring that standards of impartiality are maintained.
I thank you again for taking the time to raise your concerns and for offering this valuable feedback which will be seen by the right people very quickly.