Impartiality

PUBLISHED: 16:25 09 August 2007 | UPDATED: 21:46 29 May 2010

LAST week in the Broadcast, Thursday August 2, you asked for views on Stansted Airport and how green it is. What do I think? I think that you have reproduced a BAA press release word for word and tacked a little introduction onto it. Or did your repor

LAST week in the Broadcast, Thursday August 2, you asked for views on Stansted Airport and how green it is.

What do I think? I think that you have reproduced a BAA press release word for word and tacked a little introduction onto it.

Or did your reporter really interview Stewart Wingate personally? I think not.

On this, of all issues, it is quite irresponsible of you to serve up airport generated publicity as an impartial news story based on the research and independent opinions of your reporter.

John Oliveira

Letter by e-mail

Editor's note: The article How Green is Stansted Airport? did not come from a press release. We just wanted to find out what the airport is doing to reduce its impact on the environment. As a newspaper our reporters are impartial and cover all stories on the airport whether they are positive or negative.

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