Tag Archives: Gaza

Written in Cement

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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

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

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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

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Trapped

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0savesSave Buffer Reply to Gaza: land of the trapped This is the text of a letter I wrote to *protected email*, author of Gaza:land of the trapped, about the printed article. Reply to the video which, at least to my mind contains … 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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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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Trending on Facebook

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0savesSave BufferExpect to see 1,000s of these Israel Haters apply DoS to flood out Israel One way to shut down an opinion you disagree with is what is called a Denial of Service (DoS for short) attack. It is an attempt to … Continue reading

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Mel-odrama

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0savesSave Buffer Melanie Phillips in Jerusalem Honest Reporting have generously uploaded the entire video of Melanie Phillips‘s speech Western Jewry – Paying the Price for Gaza in Jerusalem on the 27th. Israel advocates who were unfortunate and didn’t hear her in … Continue reading

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Fauxto-op

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0savesSave BufferFirst I wanted to be a cowboy – now I want to be a journalist A tweeted photograph by a Swedish journalist has received 40K retweets and remarkably little analysis. Is placing your helmet on a child for a … Continue reading

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