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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

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

BBC Complaints: A Complaint in Itself

According to the BBC Complaints website, the process for making a formal complaint is “designed to be straightforward to use and to enable us to address your concerns properly.” Yet, every time we put out a call to action, we would receive e-mails from confused readers who couldn’t figure out how to make their complaint.

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