This is a cross post from BBC Watch. Listeners to BBC Radio 4’s ‘The World Tonight’ are promised “in depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective”. Here is […]
This is a cross-post from BBC Watch On August 15th the BBC News website published a report headlined “Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting” on its ‘Middle East’ page. […]
In Kenya it’s a ‘safe space’. In Israel it’s ‘discrimination’.
This is a cross post from BBC Watch Earlier this week we documented descriptions in BBC World Service radio news bulletins of a premeditated demonstration of intolerance at a site holy to […]
In 2017 the BBC expanded its links with the news agency AFP as part of its newsgathering process. Unlike many other media outlets – including the corporation’s preferred paper the Guardian – […]
While the BBC gave generous coverage to Palestinian Authority and PLO talking points throughout its coverage of the Bahrain conference – and not least their claim to aspire to a ‘two-state solution’ – it has to date completely ignored those threats of violence and the PA’s intimidation of Palestinian citizens.
A terror plot by Hizballah in the UK, uncovered by MI5 and the Metropolitan Police in the autumn of 2015, just months after the UK signed up to the Iran nuclear deal, was not considered newsworthy by the BBC.
The BBC has once again legitimised the view that Israel’s supporters in the UK use false charges of antisemitism to silence criticism of Israel.
The news that the Equality and Human Right Commission (EHRC) had opened an investigation into the UK Labour Party in order to determine whether it “has unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised […]
On May 20th the Israel Security Agency announced that it had solved a series of shooting attacks that were carried out in the Ramallah district. As the Times of Israel reported: “Israel […]
The April 22nd edition of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Six O’Clock News’ included an item that began by relating to an antisemitic incident which had taken place a few days earlier in Poland.
Over the years we have documented numerous examples of the BBC’s refusal to call Jerusalem Israel’s capital city. “The BBC does not call Jerusalem the ‘capital’ of Israel, though of course BBC […]
Zionism is the belief that Israel has a right to continue to exist. Anti-Zionism is the belief that says Israel has no right to exist and shouldn’t continue existing. It is not a theoretical position. It’s an effort to forcibly dispossess over six million Jews of a right they currently have. It doesn’t say that nation-states shouldn’t exist, just that the Jewish state – the only safe-haven for Jews around the world – shouldn’t exist.
BBC audiences are told that Hamas is ‘cash-strapped’ – but not why.
The BBC continues to portray violent rioting as ‘protests’.
BBC Watch secures a correction to an inaccurate claim made in three BBC radio programmes.
The BBC continues to fail to provide audiences with the full range of information necessary for understanding of the Airbnb story.
This is a cross-post from BBC Watch. The BBC World Service radio programme ‘Business Matters’ describes itself as providing listeners with “global business news“. Apparently that type of news was in short […]
This is a cross post from BBC Watch. The October 14th edition of the BBC World Service radio programme ‘Newshour‘ included an item (from 38:06 here) that was introduced by presenter Paul […]
This is a cross-post from BBC Watch. The subject matter of programmes in the BBC World Service radio history series ‘Witness‘ is often tied to an anniversary on or around the time […]