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Israel Bashers Bash the Beeb

Over the years, the BBC has regularly found itself on the receiving end of HonestReporting’s critiques. Indeed, the BBC has something of a reputation for its slanted reporting on Israel. But the BBC has now come under attack from an unlikely source. In an open letter to the BBC’s Director General, some 150 signatories have

SUCCESS: BBC Apologizes for Al-Dura Inaccuracy

The BBC complaints procedure is notoriously difficult to navigate and sometimes takes a great deal of perseverance to follow through to the bitter end. But it can be done. Credit to HR UK subscriber Stephen Franklin who sent in a complaint regarding the BBC2 programme “Generation Jihad” broadcast on 8 February 2010. In the programme, the

Bowen: My Critics are “Enemies of Impartiality”

The appointment of Jeremy Bowen as Middle East editor in response to complaints about the BBC’s coverage of Israel has, in HonestReporting’s view, become a significant part of the problem and not the solution. Unsurprisingly we are not going to add our own congratulations to Bowen who received the second Charles Wheeler Award for achievements in broadcast

BBC’s Non-Response to HR Report

Having sent the BBC our latest in-depth analysis of its Israel coverage, we have yet to receive a direct response. However, this didn’t stop the BBC from making the following statement to the UK’s Jewish Chronicle: It’s not uncommon to hear these sorts of findings from pressure groups but our role is to provide independent

BBC Bias: An In-Depth Analysis

Our latest study reveals the BBC’s selective focus on negatively portraying Israel while ignoring Palestinian incitement and glorification of terror. Incitement within the Palestinian media and education system is certainly not a new phenomenon. Promoting hatred and brainwashing children into a cult of death worship, this shocking form of child abuse poisons young minds and destroys

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