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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

The 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 the … Continue reading

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Historical carve-up

Owen 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 obsessions … Continue reading

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War minus the shooting

The 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 Jibril … Continue reading

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Don’t single/double quote me

BBC 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, a … 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

We 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 are … 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

Thriving 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 that … Continue reading

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Uncoordinated BBC

Insecure 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 this … Continue reading

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