Tag Archives: BBC


Israel’s Existence Lost in BBC Translation

The BBC and its translators leave me at a loss for words. A documentary, Children of the Gaza War (part one aired last night), came under criticism because reporter Lyse Doucet and the Beeb’s translators made a poor judgement call. Whenever Palestinian kids used the word Arabic word, Yahud (which means Jew), the translators translated it as “Israeli.” The


Radio: The BBC’s Guerin Defense and Jimmy Carter’s Praise for Hamas

Listen to Yarden Frankl on the Voice of Israel by clicking on the image above or on this link to play. HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins VOI’s Josh Hasten to discuss this week’s media coverage of Israel including the BBC’s response to complaints about Orla Guerin’s Gaza conflict dispatch and coverage of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s


Palestinians Join the International Criminal Court

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinian Authority has officially joined the International Criminal Court as of April 1 opening the possibility that Israeli politicians and military leaders could face war crimes charges in the future. The Daily Telegraph asks what this could mean for Israel and the PA: The Palestinians intend to formally lodge two