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Snake charmers, modernity and tweets: How the BBC managed to hurt us

Apr 19, 2016

Snake charmers, modernity and tweets: How the BBC managed to hurt us

The response to a tweet by the BBC calling India a land of 'snake charmers' says a lot about history, stereotypes and the nature of social media. #BBC #Twitter #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #ConnectTheDots #Sania Mirza #Martina Hingis #snake charmer #BBC Pop Up
No one told me I was going to be interviewed by a Muslim: Myanmar democracy veteran Suu Kyi

Mar 26, 2016

No one told me I was going to be interviewed by a Muslim: Myanmar democracy veteran Suu Kyi

Myanmar democracy veteran Aung San Suu Kyi angrily complained about being interviewed by a Muslim BBC presenter who pressed her about violence against Rohingya Muslims, a biographer claimed on Friday. #BBC #NewsTracker #Interview #Aung San Suu Kyi #Muslim #Rohingya Muslims #Myanmmar
Pope John Paul II had 'intense' friendship with married woman for over 30 years: BBC

Feb 16, 2016

Pope John Paul II had 'intense' friendship with married woman for over 30 years: BBC

The documentary does not claim he broke his vow of celibacy with Polish-born philosopher and writer Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, although the tone of some of his letters to her points to intense feelings between them, the broadcaster says. #BBC #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Pope #Celibacy
Joey is back! Matt LeBlanc is the new host of BBC show 'Top Gear

Feb 05, 2016

Joey is back! Matt LeBlanc is the new host of BBC show 'Top Gear

Matt LeBlanc also presented the recent standalone spin-off Top Gear: The Races #BBC #Top Gear #Friends #Chris Evans #Matt LeBlanc #Joey
Game, set and match-fixed: Taint of corruption will sadly overshadow tennis at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2016

Game, set and match-fixed: Taint of corruption will sadly overshadow tennis at Australian Open

Now, after these revelations, the Australian Open is likely to be stymied by innuendo and cynicism. Players are going to be looked at suspiciously, exacerbated in this era of social media where open slander is commonplace. #Wimbledon #Tennis #Match Fixing #BBC #Grand Slam #SportsTracker #Australian Open #ATP #Buzzfeed #Australian Open 2016 #Tennis Controversies #Tennis Investigation #TheTennisRacket
Amid tennis fixing reports, Djokovic says he was offered $200,000 to throw a match earlier in career

Jan 19, 2016

Amid tennis fixing reports, Djokovic says he was offered $200,000 to throw a match earlier in career

World number one Novak Djokovic said he was approached to fix a match earlier in his career on Monday as allegations of corruption in tennis rocked the start of the Australian Open. #Corruption #Tennis #Match Fixing #BBC #Novak Djokovic #SportsTracker #Australian Open #ATP #Buzzfeed #ITF
From love-all to suspect all: Tennis thrown into a crisis of credibility by match-fixing allegations

Jan 19, 2016

From love-all to suspect all: Tennis thrown into a crisis of credibility by match-fixing allegations

How do you watch a sport when many of its top stars are suspected to be cheats and fixers; when you believe every error to be scripted? Tennis is in the middle of one such crisis of credibility. #Wimbledon #Tennis #Match Fixing #BBC #InMyOpinion #Grand Slam #SportsTracker #Australian Open #ATP #Buzzfeed #Tennis Controversies #Tennis Investigation #TheTennisRacket
Et tu, tennis? Grand slam winners, top 50 players involved in alleged match-fixing racket

Jan 18, 2016

Et tu, tennis? Grand slam winners, top 50 players involved in alleged match-fixing racket

Sixteen players ranked in the world top 50 over the last decade, including Grand Slam champions, have been suspected of being involved in match-fixing, it was alleged on Sunday. #Wimbledon #Tennis #Match Fixing #BBC #Grand Slam #SportsTracker #Australian Open #ATP #Buzzfeed #Tennis Controversies #Tennis Investigation #TheTennisRacket
Sania-Saina same-same, right? Someone at New York Times clearly thinks so

Jan 05, 2016

Sania-Saina same-same, right? Someone at New York Times clearly thinks so

The New York Times simply doesn’t know the difference between Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal. #India #Tennis #Badminton #BBC #Twitter #Saina Nehwal #Sania Mirza #New York Times #Shareworthy