A recent Observer editorial is critical of Obama’s decision not to bomb Assad in 2013, but there is just one thing the editorial does not mention –that Observer editors, at the time, encouraged Obama NOT to take action.
UKMW contacted Observer readers’ editor Stephen Pritchard (by email and twitter) to express our concerns over their contributor’s failure to acknowledge that he was the author of the book he was quoting, The text was changed, and additional information added at the end of the article to make this fact clear.
The reference to EDL’s supposed support for Israel is gratuitous and completely inappropriate in the context of the article, as the far-right group’s position on Israel is not even minimally central to their mission. Nor is it helpful in contextualizing the extremist views of Jo Cox’s suspected murderer.
An official editorial in The Observer (sister site of the Guardian) on April 30th, titled ‘The Observer view on Labour’s antisemitism crisis’, was notable for one simple reason: it all but ignored […]