Mark Thompson was responding to criticism from comedian Ben Elton.
"The BBC is simply not bothered about offending Christians despite the majority of this country being of that faith."
The BBC can't kick its addiction to bias
Yesterday, the BBC Trust published From Seesaw to Wagon Wheel, an 81-page report with the subtitle "Safeguarding Impartiality in the 21st century".
That's a bit like the late Boris Yeltsin talking about safeguarding his sobriety.
Ah yes, Israel. One of the few BBC journalists criticised in yesterday's report was Barbara Plett, who burst into tears when Yasser Arafat was airlifted out of his compound and then boasted about it in an article. She was caught red-handed, in other words; the incident became famous and so the report produces her as a burnt offering.
BBC Internal Memo Admits Anti-Christian BiasCompany executives admitted the corporation is dominated by homosexuals
At the secret meeting in London last month, which was hosted by veteran broadcaster Sue Lawley, BBC executives admitted the corporation is dominated by homosexuals and people from ethnic minorities, deliberately promotes multiculturalism, is anti-American, anti-countryside and more sensitive to the feelings of Muslims than Christians.
We are biased, admit the stars of BBC News
It was the day that a host of BBC executives and star presenters admitted what critics have been telling them for years: the BBC is dominated by trendy, Left-leaning liberals who are biased against Christianity and in favour of multiculturalism.
It reveals that executives would let the Bible be thrown into a dustbin on a TV comedy show, but not the Koran, and that they would broadcast an interview with Osama Bin Laden if given the opportunity.
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Yes, we are biased on religion and politics, admit BBC executives
BBC executives have been forced to admit what critics have known for years - that the corporation is institutionally biased.
The revelation came after details of an 'impartiality' summit called by its chairman, Michael Grade, were leaked.
Senior figures admitted that the BBC is guilty of promoting Left-wing views and an anti-Christian sentiment.
They also said that as an organisation it was disproportionately over-represented by gays and ethnic minorities.
Bloated, Biased and Creaky. A sitcom legend explains why the BBC must be broken up
A year-long investigation concludes that the BBC stifles debate on major political issues, because of liberal attitudes amongst the staff.
Sikhs and Hindus accuse BBC of pro-Muslim bias
A link to many of the Muslim bias of the BBC. Item by item.
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The BBC comments on their own bias.
The report also quoted former political editor Andrew Marr, who said the BBC has an "innate liberal bias".
. The impartial BBC news.