Tag Archives: Paul Johnson

Caustic soda into the wounds: BBC unrepentant over platform offered to supporter of Pinochet atrocities

[This is No.5 in a series of blog posts on Paul Johnson’s statement on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs that he admired Chilean mass-murderer General Augusto Pinochet because he ‘saved Chile from civil war’. You may read the others … Continue reading

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School for torture but no civil war? More on BBC allowing Paul Johnson to praise Pinochet unchallenged.

[This is No.3 in a series of blog posts on Paul Johnson’s statement on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs that he admired Chilean mass-murderer General August Pinochet because he ‘prevented civil war’. You may read the others here: No.5, … Continue reading

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BBC defends failure to challenge hurtful distortions by Pinochet supporter

[This is No.2 in a series of blog posts on Paul Johnson’s statement on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs that he admired Chilean mass-murderer General August Pinochet because he ‘prevented civil war’. You may read the others here: No.5, … Continue reading

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BBC allows supporter of butcher Pinochet to express views unchallenged

[This is No.1 in a series of blog posts on Paul Johnson’s statement on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs that he admired Chilean mass-murderer General August Pinochet because he ‘prevented civil war’. You may read the others here: No.5, … Continue reading

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