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.
In 2013, David Ward (who was then a MP for Bradford East) faced intense criticism from the CST and other anti-racist and Holocaust education campaigners when he wrote the following in reference to Holocaust […]
On Oct. 25, The Sunday Times did what few mainstream British papers would do: they published a story – documented and relentlessly pursued by blogger Elder of Ziyon – about antisemitism and incitement by employees […]
A full-page advert was recently published by Elie Wiesel (and purchased by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach through his organization, This World: The Values Network) titled “Jews rejected child sacrifice 3,500 years ago. Now it’s Hamas’s turn”. The […]
Here’s the cartoon published by Steve Bell, Guardian on Nov. 15, titled: Tony Blair and William Hague’s role in Israel-Gaza clash. As we noted in a post the day after the cartoon was published […]
Cross posted by Raheem Kassam, Executive Editor of The Commentator Only on a BBC radio call-in show in Britain could you have heard listeners phoning in to express how the West would get […]