Now this is a serious criticism of the Beeb with credibility and weight – the BBC’s coverage of the war has come under fire from one of its own correspondents in the Gulf who has fired off a furious memo claiming the corporation is misleading viewers about the conflict in Iraq, reports MediaGuardian.

I can take that seriously because it comes from a professional journalist inside the organisation rather than from people who oppose the BBC on ideological grounds purely because they are a public service.

The same source also has this report about a Sun journalist quitting her job over war coverage. Those bleeding heart liberals at NewsCorp……