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BBC, Israel, and Another Olympic Asterisk

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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Which Tycoons Are Using Their Media Holdings to Promote Israeli Views?

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. AP: Egypt’s new government is keeping Hamas at arms length — fully opening border would undercut Palestinian unity and put us down the path to a three-state solution. AP writes:

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UNESCO Inaugurates Academic Chair at Hamas U.

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. UNESCO inaugurated a science chair at Gaza’s Islamic University — better known as Hamas U. Haaretz explains why it matters: The chair is seen as a stamp of approval from

BBC Idiocy Isn’t Monolithic After All

BBC Sport is evidently not under the same thrall of stupidity as BBC News. Sharing his biggest Olympic memories, BBC sportscaster Barry Davies repeatedly uses the word “terror” as he recalls the Munich Massacre. Coming from the Beeb, the straightforwardness is quite surprising: At the Munich 1972 Olympics, Palestinian terrorists calling themselves Black September attacked members of

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Mixed Verdict for Ehud Olmert

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. Ehud Olmert was acquitted on corruption charges associated with the Rishon Tours and Talansky affairs, but convicted on a lesser charge in the Investment Center affair. The court will hand down

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