The Nazis, The British Accent, and BBC News

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is an institution known and respected the world over for its relative impartiality and objectivity compared to many other news sources, with numerous surveys showing that the BBC is one of the most trusted sources of news in both the UK and the US. But we’re not here to talk about that. We’re here to talk about dinner jackets, Received Pronunciation, the Nazis, and what all of this has to do with the BBC News.

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http://www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/sounds/find-out-more/received-pronunciation/
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=BdAE2ZnBfocC&pg=PA13&lpg=PA13&dq=bbc+news+oxford+accent&source=bl&ots=Wi8JLS2KKC&sig=XM9Jx4qIUtWHMMqW12e3PVBj4cE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCEQ6AEwADgKahUKEwiJ_Zy87eTHAhWqFNsKHYSwBVQ#v=onepage&q=bbc%20news%20oxford%20accent&f=false
http://www.bbc.co.uk/voices/yourvoice/accents.shtml
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=QMsWFsI0YkIC&pg=PT198&lpg=PT198&dq=bbc+news+oxford+accent&source=bl&ots=O0tBHFosE8&sig=8eHztt6J8Wx2yepLPhTYJFhyLFo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAzgKahUKEwiJ_Zy87eTHAhWqFNsKHYSwBVQ#v=onepage&q=bbc%20news%20oxford%20accent&f=false
http://news.bbc.co.uk/aboutbbcnews/spl/hi/history/noflash/html/1930s.stm
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=c55ZBAAAQBAJ&pg=PA117&lpg=PA117&dq=bbc+news+dinner+jackets&source=bl&ots=AqYiZrs0QO&sig=FtbpuypLWJeUiqDwJ4FABnEuekc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CE0Q6AEwCGoVChMIydS8puzkxwIVQiHbCh0DrgKS#v=onepage&q=bbc%20news%20dinner%20jackets&f=false
http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2008/apr/04/6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Reith,_1st_Baron_Reith

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