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Lineker-BBC row: survey shows how different outlets approach their staff's social media presence

By Kelly Fincham, Lecturer in Journalism and Communications, University of Galway
The row over Gary Lineker’s tweet criticising the UK government’s proposed asylum legislation has re-ignited the debate about impartiality in journalism and the way news organisations deal with social media.

The BBC now looks set to review its social media policies again (it last did this in 2020). This decision is in line with a wider international media effort. In 2022, the UK Guardian revised its 2018 policies to include language on disciplinary action after a row involving…The Conversation

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