The BBC Trust rejects an appeal over the BBC’s whitewash of Tim Willcox’s outrageous reporting in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks.
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…
In an interview full of leading questions, the BBC’s Evan Davis asks Israeli politician Tzipi Livni whether she would describe her parents as terrorists.
HR’s Yarden Frankl on Voice of Israel. Today: Newsweek’s Green Line reversal, how you can help our BBC complaint, and what’s going on underground in Lebanon.
The BBC’s Editorial Complaints Unit releases its final correspondence concerning complaints made against Tim Willcox following his comments at a Paris rally.
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…
Sorry but “Might have been better worded” is just not good enough.
Jeremy Bowen’s throwaway remark associates Israel with persecution when he refers to “what the Israeli government might be doing” to Palestinian Christians.
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…
The BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen interviews Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal.