BBC's political loyalty

Posted by Bob on May 13, 2003

In Reply to: BBC's political loyalty posted by Mei on May 13, 2003

: Hi,

: I have some difficulty in understanding the following sentences. Could anyone do me a favor?

: At stake was the BBC's political loyalty, an issue which was framed in terms of its capacity to uphold the tenets of 'responsible' (that is, non-controversial) reporting in the name of 'impartiality.'

: Thanks a lot.

: Mei
I, too, am having some difficulty with this (muddy) sentence: it seems to be saying that at some point the BBC was reporting a story detrimental to one political party, which made it seem partial to one side, "irresponsible" (in a don't-make-waves environment) and therefore, perhaps, disloyal. It certainly could be written more clearly.