Petition update

BBC have reversed their decision but we are not finished!!

Marvyn Harrison - Founder of Dope Black Dads
United Kingdom

Sep 30, 2019 — 

The BBC's director general Lord Hall has reversed a decision to partially uphold a complaint against Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty.

He told staff that Munchetty's words were not "sufficient to merit a partial uphold" of the complaint against her.

She had been found to have breached the BBC's guidelines over comments she made about a tweet from Donald Trump about four female politicians of colour.

Lord Hall said he "personally" reviewed the decision of the complaints unit.

A complaint against Munchetty was partially upheld after the BBC found she had criticised the US President's motives in saying four female Democrats should "go back" to "places from which they came".

THIS ISN'T ENOUGH! We now need to know:

Good to see BBC has reversed its discriminatory decision, but

1. How did this happen in the first place? Full disclosure & accountability

2. Why did BBC mislead public in its response?

3. Why does fear, frustration and differential treatment appear widespread among black staff? (We have received testimonies)


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