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Covering the Conflict in the North

A review of some of the worst examples of media bias from the recent conflict

BBC’s Orla Exposed

Few tears were shed by our readership when the BBC’s Orla Guerin concluded her posting in the Middle East at the end of 2005. Guerin has, however, returned to report from Lebanon during the recent conflict. This alerted many media watchers, including the Drinking From Home blog, which compared Guerin’s 14 August report from the

Video Diary – HonestReporting UK Heads North

Many subscribers have written to us in recent weeks complaining that media outlets have concentrated solely on the suffering of the Lebanese civilian population, ignoring the situation of Israeli civilians in the north of the country. Undoubtedly, Lebanese civilians are suffering greatly and it would be wrong not to acknowledge this tragic situation. Nonetheless, the

Jon Snow’s Explosive C4 Attack on Israel

Demonstrating an intense hostility towards Israel and his guest, Deputy Ambassador Zvi Ravner, Jon Snow makes some incredible and disturbing statements during an interview on Channel 4 News. (Click here to view the interview.) Snow attacks Ravner: You’ve cut off the water, you’ve cut off the petrol, you’ve cut off the electricity and you’re starving

BBC Rejects Terror Recommendation

The BBC has finally released its official response to the recent independent inquiry into the organisation’s Mideast coverage. While recognising the flaws in the inquiry’s conclusions, HonestReporting UK was pleased to note the recommendation “that the BBC should get the language right. We think they should call terrorist acts “terrorism” because that term is clear

Australian Media’s Moment of Truth

The Australian Broadcasting Corportation admits to Hamas terror, while the New York Times equates Israel and Hamas.

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