It was one of those headlines which made me do a double-take at the calendar.
‘Labour turns on BBC over “pro-coalition coverage”’ it trumpeted. Surely, it had to be April 1?
But no, this was a genuine complaint from a party which has enjoyed sympathetic (bordering on sycophantic) coverage from the Corporation’s left-leaning newsrooms for the past 15 years.
Apparently, party officials have reached the conclusion that the Alliance representatives get twice as much air-time as their opposition counterparts.
What is impossible to quantify is the amount of blatant left-wing spin applied to so many important news stories emanating from the BBC.
That is altogether a more sinister and invidious practice.