Tag Archives: BBC
0savesSave BufferIt isn’t paranoia when someone is really trying to kill you Paranoia deepens wedge between Israelis and Palestinians There are many dubious points, as always, in anything Connolly reports.
0savesSave BufferAction item Lebrecht has removed the offending graphic (see The BBC in concert) and I have been called a liar and conspiracy monger for claiming it was clearly labelled as antisemitic caricature. If one of you followed the link to … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferWhat is it with the Proms? The inclusion of a nasty caricature of Hungarian violinist, academic, conductor and composer, Leopold Auer (1845 – 1930) in the BBC summer concert festival raised a short lived storm. The BBC apologised. “We’re sorry to anyone who … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferWhy is Gaza reconstruction so slow? Let me count the ways How many BBC foreign correspondents does it take to change a light-bulb? None. The light-bulb is only broken if their favoured sources tell them that it is. Five Minutes … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferThe ice-cream maker of Gaza Roger Hearing‘s piece. The ice-cream maker of Gaza could be written off if it was only yet another BBC magazine colour piece designed to show spunky Gazans (aren’t they all?) creatively surviving. but does that excuse him and … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferOwen Bennett-Jones carves up Middle East history Sometimes looking at relationships in the Middle East is like watching Game of Thrones (without the gratuitous nudity). One needs a guide. This isn’t it. There are enough dubious facts and Israel … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferThe BBC and half a story (yet again). One must wonder how the current corruption charges in FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) will effect the recent moves by the Palestinian Authority’s Football Association under the leadership of convicted terrorist … Continue reading
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
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!