BBC, ‘Free Speech’ and Islam: A potent mix

George Orwell, whilst working at the British Broadcasting Corporation during the Second World War, witnessed how propaganda was carefully projected onto an unsuspecting public. Subsequently, it inspired him to write the acclaimed 1984 novel, an impression of life in a totalitarian future.

Some of Orwell’s prophecies in 1984 bear a striking resemblance to modern-day society…

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