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It All Started When Israel Fired Back, BBC Style

It All Started When Israel Fired Back, BBC Style

How typical of the BBC. Palestinians fired rockets at Israel. The barrage forced schools in Ashkelon and Beersheva to cancel classes. Not a peep from the Beeb, or the rest of the Western media. So what finally drew the BBC’s attention to the ongoing problem? Just another example of the phenomenom we call It All

BBC Runs Unverifiable “Scoop” From Credibility-Challenged Richard Silverstein

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. BBC runs unverifiable “scoop” from credibility-challenged Richard Silverstein. The BBC report says he claims he was given a top-secret memo about Israeli plans to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

BBC Man Lands New York Times Top Job

The Daily Telegraph reports that outgoing BBC director general Mark Thompson has been named president and chief executive of the New York Times. According to the report: Mr Thompson will relocate to the US and will report to the New York Times’ chairman, Arthur Sulzberger. “Mark is a gifted executive with strong credentials whose leadership

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BBC, Israel, and Another Olympic Asterisk

The BBC’s Israeli Olympic page is getting dumb and dumber. The country’s size is now qualified. It used to say But now it says If only the Beeb were equally vigorous about putting a similar asterisk on “facts” from Palestinian sources. This is after a whole stink over the Beeb’s handling of Jerusalem’s capital status. I

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BBC’s Disgusting Response to Olympic Complaints

At HonestReporting, we recognize and credit our readership for taking action against the media when they are sufficiently motivated to do so. While it is our job to encourage activism, we know that our readers are not automatons who will write letters to editors or complain to the media at our say so. While we

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Going Rogge: An Olympic Tribute Satisfies Nobody

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. A UN school in Gaza is named after a Hamas terrorist and bomb-maker. Details at Malam (pdf). Adnan al-Ghoul, for whom the school is named, was one of the senior operatives

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Why Did AP Believe The “Gaza Siege” Ended?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Mahmoud Abbas is once again pushing a unilateral statehood agenda at the UN. Instead of going to the Security Council, the Palestinians will seek “non-member state” status from the General

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