The BBC bought more copies of the Guardian than any other newspaper last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Commentator report:

For the second year running, the BBC has been shown to have an inherent Left-leaning bias through its newspaper procurement policy which has again displayed a tilt towards The Guardian newspaper.

Last year, The Commentator revealed that the BBC bought more copies of The Guardian than any other UK newspaper, despite the paper’s unpopularity with the British public.

Following a Freedom of Information request, new numbers reveal that Britain’s largest news outlet, funded by a mandatory licence fee paid by all UK TV owners, again procured more copies of the Left-wing Guardian newspaper than any of its rivals.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.