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BBC Reporter: Genuine Eyewitness or Palestinian Propagandist?

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,

BBC Reporter: Genuine Eyewitness or Palestinian Propagandist?

Whose version of events does a BBC journalist stand by?

The BBC’s Birthday Present to Israel

Jeremy Bowen’s documentary is full of omissions and historical revisionism.

Nahal Oz: A Case Study in Flawed Reporting

A brief survey of some UK media’s coverage of a Palestinian terror attack on the Nahal Oz fuel depot identifies some examples of subtle bias and weak reporting. Skewed headlines: “Israel hits back after two die in crossing attack“: Despite the fact that Palestinian terrorists instigated this fatal cross-border attack on Nahal Oz, The Guardian’s

C4 Goes Inside Hamas

A Channel 4 documentary, “Inside Hamas”, broadcast on 10 February, gained unprecedented access to the inside of the terrorist organisation. Writing in The Spectator, film-maker Mike Chamberlain describes what went on during the filming: There were no spin doctors in sight, as [director] Rodrigo filmed internal meetings of the police and private parliamentary discussions. He accompanied

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