BBC Newsnight – Warming up President Obama’s inaugural speech?

What should the BBC do if the new US President’s references to global warming in his inaugural speech don’t quite come up to expectations?

It would seem that someone at the BBC had taken the trouble to splice the tape so that half a sentence from paragraph 16 of the inauguration speech was joined on to half a sentence from paragraph 22, and this apparently continuous sound bite was completed by returning to paragraph 16 again to lift another complete sentence.

Read the full post (with audio links) at Harmless Sky. Nice to know where your licence see is going.

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3 thoughts on “BBC Newsnight – Warming up President Obama’s inaugural speech?

  1. The best thing for ye British folks to do is to stop paying the TV license. It’s quite easy and your chances of being prosecuted are very slims. unfortunately we can’t do that in Ireland we have to pay it.

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