Browsing Tag BBC

SUCCESS: BBC Brought to Heel

Thanks to you – our subscribers – taking action, the BBC has apologized for publishing the false dog story.

June 27, 2011 10:30 By :

BBC’s Dogged Denial

When will the BBC be big enough to admit when it has committed an error instead of wriggling out of an outright retraction?

June 21, 2011 11:38 By :

Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lie – But the Press Does

A bizarre and untrue story originating in the Israeli press concerning a dog “sentenced to death by stoning” is picked up by the international media.

June 20, 2011 10:37 By :

BBC’s Warped Priorities

The Middle East is full of important news stories at this particular moment. Thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing across the Turkish border to escape Bashar Assad’s murderous crackdown on anti-government...

June 14, 2011 8:53 By :

Guardian Places Knesset on Arab Farmland

Only yesterday I blogged the BBC’s video report on the Arab village of Lifta, located at the western entrance to Jerusalem and abandoned since 1948. Within 48 hours of the BBC’s report, the...

May 30, 2011 10:46 By :

BBC Fights For an Arab West Jerusalem

The BBC is so fond of referring to “Arab East Jerusalem” to make the point that this part of the city should be a homogenous demographic that doesn’t include Jews. But what happens when...

May 29, 2011 12:49 By :

Bibi Coverage: One Speech, Multiple Stories

Our look at some of the media coverage of the Netanyahu speech illustrates how we are at the mercy of one or two journalists and editors or the particular editorial or political line of a media outlet when it comes to coverage of Israel.

May 25, 2011 14:53 By :

The Beeb’s Occupied by Gaza

Fact: Since the 2005 disengagement, there are no Israelis in Gaza — except for Gilad Shalit. Fact: Egypt’s new government isn’t cooperating with Israel on the Gaza blockade. Fact: Hamas,...

May 23, 2011 15:26 By :

Only BBC Would Call Munich Terrorists “Paramilitaries”

The BBC just called this person “paramilitary.” If this is what the Beeb’s verbal gymnastics comes to, let’s really whitewash the ’72 Munich massacre and call the Black...

May 19, 2011 14:04 By :

Today’s 5 Biggest Smackdowns

Smackdown: 1. the act of knocking down or bringing down an opponent; 2. a contest in entertainment wrestling; 3. a decisive defeat; 4. a confrontation between rivals or competitors Here are today’s...

May 16, 2011 14:18 By :