The final paragraph of that article tells readers that in 2014, during the conflict between Israel and Hamas, Elie Wiesel accused Israel of committing genocide in the Gaza Strip.
As noted by Melanie Phillips, author David Rieff wrote the following in an op-ed for The Guardian, promoting his new book In Praise of Forgetting: “Israel offers a florid illustration of how disastrously collective […]
Whilst commentators are free to express skepticism over Lieberman’s sincerity in supporting two states (or the feasibility, legality or ethics of what’s known as ‘The Lieberman Plan’), Shabi’s claim that he “vowed there would never be a Palestinian state” is extremely misleading.
Are we really to believe that when Belkhiri wrote “Hitler didn’t kill all the Jews, he left some…so we [would] know why he was killing them”, she really meant “Hitler didn’t kill all the Zionists, he left some…so we [would] know why he was killing them”? And, when she wrote “”F—ing Jews, I hate them so much”, she meant to write “F—ing Zionists, I hate them so much”?
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) […]
Prolonged use of Guardian goggles causes chronic selective blindness. And one can only marvel at the number of issues that the Guardian, and its broadcasting wing, the BBC, two self-labelling “liberal’ media organizations, have turned a blind eye to in recent years.
h/t Sussex Friends of Israel Britain’s Labour’s Party has expelled Gerry Downing, an extreme left activist who had recently been reinstated, after it was revealed that he expressed sympathy for the 9/11 […]
Richard Millett’s first hand account of violence by pro-Palestinian activists at an LSE Israel Society talk at Kings College featuring former Israeli Shin Bet chief Ami Ayalon – cross posted here – not only went viral, but […]
Cross posted from our sister site, BBC Watch Via the Guardian we learn that: “The BBC has ruled that a Today programme misled viewers in a report on the recent period of […]
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 […]
A short video, filmed during clashes on Friday in Bethlehem, which shows PA security forces brutally beating Mahmoud Hamamra, 16, and his brother Ahmad Hamamra, 18, has gone viral within the Palestinian social […]
On Sept 4th, Roy Greenslade, the Guardian’s media blogger, published the following article about the new public broadcasting law in Israel. The Guardian headline alludes to a provision in the bill which bans the expression […]
Guardian contributor Rachel Shabi was invited on BBC’s Dateline London program on Aug. 8th to discuss Jewish extremism in Israel in the context of the recent murder of an eight month-old Palestinian boy […]
Cross posted from the blog of CAMERA Earlier this month, CAMERA’s BBC Watch and UK Media Watch ran interesting pieces discussing mistranslations by the BBC and The Guardian, respectively. It’s worth comparing […]
Asghar Bukhari, a founding member and spokesperson for the extremist Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK (MPACUK), recently claimed on Facebook that Zionists broke into his home to steal one of his shoes, in order to […]
British media reports about BDS often follow a familiar pattern. First, they misleadingly characterize the movement as progressive, peaceful and merely focused on ending the occupation. Then, they prominently feature – and […]
On May 5th the BBC continued its previous day’s promotion of the booklet of anonymous claims published by the political NGO ‘Breaking the Silence’ with an additional item on the BBC World […]