Re: still riddled with Flash badness though
Have an upvote.
I expressed almost exactly the same sentiment on a previous article about Flash. BBC is the only site I regularly visit to which lack of flash is a bit of nuisance, but i too prefer to read (even just the single paragraph accompanying a vidclip is generally all I want to know without siting through a clip that adds no extra info.
I'm sure that the written word is being phased out on the BBC news site, it's like Fahrenheit 451...