The sentence in question runs counter to a fundamental rule of journalistic accuracy and professionalism – codified in the Editors’ Code of Practice in the UK – demands that reporters clearly “distinguish between comment, conjecture and fact”. As we wrote in our complaint to Times of London editors, though the “atrocities” referenced in the sentence clearly represents only the allegations of anti-Israel campaigners, the wording suggests to readers that that this is a fact.
Sandra White is a Scottish National Party MSP for the Glasgow Kelvin constituency, and is reportedly the most active MSP in lobbying for pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel positions. The SNP was recently forced to […]
This is cross posted at Richard Millett’s Blog My main reason for blogging is to expose the hypocrisy amongst so many of our elected politicians and the so-called intellectuals in this country. […]
Fight the Racist Boycott of Israel by West Dunbartonshire Council Friends, In 2009, the West Dumbartonshire Council passed a motion boycotting Israel. The motion reads in relevant part: “Officers should immediately cease the […]