Tag Archives: Louise Bagshawe

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

Itamar Massacre Followup: BBC Turnaround Improves

Hakim Awad was convicted of murdering Udi and Ruth Fogel, along with three of their children in the Itamar massacre. Almost as notable as the conviction is that the BBC picked up on the story quickly. Beeb officials conceded they completely fumbled the massacre after MP Louise Bagshawe called the taxpayer-funded news service onto the carpet.

Bagshawe Beats Down BBC

The Jewish Chronicle reports: The BBC has admitted that the horrific murders of the Fogel family last month should have been covered on their 24 hour news channel. The massacre, in which a three-month-old baby was decapitated and her siblings’ throats were slashed, did not appear anywhere across the BBC’s television channels, and was mentioned