The smaller media needs watching as well.
Initial BBC and the AFP headlines ignore the victims in second bulldozer attack
MSM looks for “motives” to explain brutal bulldozer attack
At the time of writing, more details are emerging on today’s (Wednesday July 2) terror attack on Jerusalem’s busy Jaffa Street thoroughfare. A Palestinian resident of Jerusalem went on the rampage in a bulldozer, attacking two buses, a number of cars and innocent passers-by, killing at least three people and wounding dozens more before being shot by an Israeli policeman.…
Is the media really covering the “ceasefire”?
The BBC’s Start the Week with Andrew Marr started the week in bad form, interviewing novelist Eva Figes on her new book “Journey to Nowhere”. During the interview, Figes compared Israel to Nazi Germany, which even Andrew Marr, to his credit, described as extreme. (Click on the image to download the programme.) Figes readily admits that the reason she…
The BBC’s response to your complaints fails to address some major issues.
HonestReporting’s international site has critiqued a BBC “From Our Own Correspondent” programme by Aleem Maqbool reporting from Ramallah, where he includes this dramatic story: One weekday last year, at about three in the afternoon, Israeli armoured jeeps moved into the centre of Ramallah, pulling up outside the most popular hummus cafe. In full view of passers-by,…
Whose version of events does a BBC journalist stand by?
The latest piece on Israel’s 60th endorses the views of a fringe historian.