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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

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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

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