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Don’t single/double quote me

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0savesSave BufferBBC and the ‘M’ word The ‘M’ word in this case is not Muslim, a word that the BBC turns somersaults to avoid using in a negative context, particularly when relevant to the story. The ‘M’ word is militant, … Continue reading

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Is this a victory?

BBC quietly alters boilerplate The Change BBC boilerplate on Gaza casualties to reflect disputed figures campaign delivered more than 700 signatures and received a bland we-will-think-about-it reply. Well, perhaps they did!

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Young, female and forging

Is Young, female and forging a path in Gaza a BBC puff piece? The start-up selected to lead off this BBC CAPITAL report is a company named BOOM BABY BOOM without any apparent attempt at irony! It is a video worth watching if only … Continue reading

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The BBC replies

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0savesSave BufferWe will consider it! The BBC response to the force the BBC to fulfill their obligation for impartiality petition can be summed up in two statements. You weren’t specific enough for us to follow through and don’t think you … Continue reading

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Correction by BBC

Better coordinated BBC The BBC has responded to the complaint I sent in and corrected the caption we referred to in Uncoordinated BBC It now reads ‘The relationship between Israel and the Palestinians has worsened sharply in recent months’. Although I would … Continue reading

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Mr. Goldfarb, Mr. Guy and Auntie BBC

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0savesSave BufferThriving with the J-word A short while ago I commented on the Biased BBC blog. If Jeremy Bowen doesn’t think what he says is antisemitic [I prefer the term Jew Hatred, myself] what does he think is antisemitic? Then I expanded … Continue reading

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Uncoordinated BBC

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0savesSave BufferInsecure Fatah, PA, PLO The BBC writes PLO to end historic Israeli security agreement. Leaving aside that this is a threat made many times before, a certain piece of vital information seems to be missing in the second sentence in … Continue reading

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False flag

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0savesSave BufferParis Pallywood From one point of view the haste that Muslims groups and there supporters have shown to dissociate themselves from the Charlie Hebdo killers is a good sign although the explanations are predictable. It is a question still to be … Continue reading

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Time for a last push

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0savesSave BufferChange BBC boilerplate on Gaza casualties to reflect disputed figures. The petition to push the BBC to fulfil their journalistic and legal duty to neutrality has stopped moving. Nevertheless 680 signatures is quite respectable and it will be submitted … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Stories

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0savesSave BufferHow the BBC inverts the news In the latest BBC ‘Palestinian’ story, the headline leads the reader to believe that this is  mainly about his demise. Yet out of 466 words only 49, including the headline and the bold type … Continue reading

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