POLL: Is BBC right to replace 'fishermen' with gender-neutral 'fisherpeople'?

THE BBC has sparked a huge debate after it emerged its style guide had been altered to replace the word "fishermen" with "fisherpeople" in a bid to use gender-neutral terms when discussing job descriptions. Do you think the BBC was right to make such a controversial move?

POLL: Is BBC right to replace 'fishermen' with gender-neutral 'fisherpeople'?


THE BBC has sparked a huge debate after it emerged its style guide had been altered to replace the word "fishermen" with "fisherpeople" in a bid to use gender-neutral terms when discussing job descriptions. Do you think the BBC was right to make such a controversial move?