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Brexit will pose hard choices—it is the BBC’s job to make that clear

The BBC should give us the facts on Brexit, not "even-handedness"

By Christopher Grey  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

Recent BBC coverage of the Patrick Minford and Economists for Free Trade report claiming huge benefits from hard Brexit has attracted accusations from remainers of pro-Brexit bias. Meanwhile, Brexiters have long insisted that the BBC is relentlessly anti-Brexit.

Of course debates about bias and impartiality are a hardy perennial of journalism, so it would be absurd to think that the BBC does not give serious and ongoing thought to them when it comes to Brexit coverage. And in many ways the broadcaster is in an…

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