We contacted The Economist over a claim that a controversial book (featuring a Jewish-Palestinian romance) by an Israeli writer was “removed” from the school curriculum, and editors ultimately upheld our complaint.
Charging Jews with engaging in behavior or embracing values similar to the Nazis is a moral and historical inversion on par with suggesting that African-Americans have adopted the values of white slave masters – a disgusting, intellectually unserious invective that should have been robustly refuted by the BBC Radio 4 host.
BBC Radio 4’s programme ‘The Briefing Room’ describes itself as follows: “Series looking at important issues in the news. Presented by David Aaronovitch.” The May 19th edition of that programme (available here) […]
The BBC Watch event hosted by Mike Freer MP at Portcullis House on November 9th can be viewed below or here. Readers may be particularly interested to hear Baroness Deech’s views on the […]
Does the BBC live up to these claims and to audience expectations? Is an in-house complaints system fit for purpose in 2015 when most other regulatory bodies have outsourced complaints to the independent sector such as an ombudsman, Ofcom, Ofsted? Does the BBC meet its expectation to be accurate and fair, insightful and independent? How does this BBC aim sit alongside a free press, unencumbered by input that is set to frame the notion of what a better citizen might be?
Studies by groups such as the Community Security Trust and the All-Party Parliamentary Group against Antisemitism following last year’s Gaza conflict highlighted the inescapable connection between media coverage of a war thousands […]
CAMERA and BBC Watch are delighted to invite readers to two events which we will be hosting next month in the UK. On November 10th, at 19:30 at a venue in north […]
Hadar Sela, managing editor of our sister site BBC Watch, wrote the following in a May 1st post: As was noted here a couple of days ago, a BBC report from April […]
In 2009, a small group of dedicated activists concerned about inaccurate and often inflammatory coverage of Israel in the UK media had an audacious idea: to take on the media group representing […]
The recent terror attacks in Paris and Copenhagen have brought the need to understand the phenomenon of rising anti-Semitism in Europe just seventy years after the Holocaust into sharper focus. Two reports published […]
On Feb. 16th, Voice of Israel host Josh Hasten sat down with Hadar Sela, managing editor of our sister site BBC Watch, for an in-studio interview.
Earlier today, we posted about an article in the Independent on Gaza post-war reconstruction which included the claim that the only construction materials permitted to enter Gaza are those which come from Israeli sources.
Here are the first few paragraphs of Adam Levick’s latest article at The Jewish Chronicle: On Monday night, Israel formally accepted the Egyptian proposed ceasefire calling for an end to “all hostilities” […]
Here’s our regular round-up of posts from CAMERA affiliated sites: English Posts AFP Gives New Life to Old Settlements (& Neighborhoods) In the alternate reality in which Agence France Presse lives, Tel […]
Our periodic round-up of posts from CAMERA affiliated sites: BBC Watch Crude stereotyping of ‘expansionist’ Israelis in BBC 3 comedy show: BBC guidelines permit national stereotyping “for comic effect” if there are “audience […]
Unreported by the Guardian: Details on latest Palestinian prisoners to be released (& their victims)
BBC Watch managing editor Hadar Sela was responsible for most of the research and editing in the following post. On December 28th the Israeli Prison Service published the list of prisoners scheduled for […]
Our regular round up of posts from CAMERA affiliated sites: Brooklyn College Hosts Ben White’s Lecture on ‘Israeli Apartheid’: Anti-Israel activist Ben White was invited to speak at Brooklyn College by the college’s […]
CAMERA monitors media coverage of Israel in 3 languages, Nov. 5: Guardian, BBC, El Pais, NYT & Haaretz
Our regular roundup of posts from CAMERA affiliated sites: BBC report on building tenders presented in one-sided political terminology The BBC embraces the politically motivated terminology used by the Palestinian Authority and fringe groups […]
We’re proud to announce that our sponsor, CAMERA (the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), has expanded its Israel operations with the opening of a main office in Jerusalem […]
What the Guardian won’t report: Details on 26 Palestinian terrorists to be released (and their victims).
The Guardian hasn’t yet published a report on the second round of prisoners who will soon be freed as part of a US-brokered deal for the resumption of peace talks. However, the Israeli Prison […]