BBC’s Bulldozes Headlines Again

If there's a bulldozer rampage in Jerusalem, count on the BBC to botch the headlines. Two separate attacks might be an unhappy coincidence, but with another attack today, the BBC proved three's a trend.

Here's the evolution of the Beeb's headlines. The first headline emphasizes a dead driver, not the nature of the terror involved.

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This new headline shortly afterwards was nothing more than a semantic twist on the same problem.

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Last I looked, this was the new BBC headline. It finally reflects that this was an attack, but why the quote marks?

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As we pointed out last July the BBC's initial instinct is to portray Israel as an aggressor and a Palestinian as a victim even if that Palestinian was actively involved in a terrorist attack against innocent civilians.

The fact that the headlines were changed at all shows that somebody thought about what was going on. Too bad it took so long . . .

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