media bias

BBC finally admits bias over pro-Israel commentator

The BBC has finally admitted that it breached its own impartiality guidelines when it presented a pro-Israel commentator as if he was neutral.

The London Review of Books has a problem with Palestinians too

Yet again Palestinian writers are systematically excluded from a highly influential progressive publication.

How the New York Times silences Palestinians

Under the regime of New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren, the silencing of Palestinians has plumbed new lows.

Washington Post's new Jerusalem correspondent married to pro-Israel propagandist

Ruth Eglash, the Washington Post’s new Jerusalem correspondent, has what could be a serious conflict of interest – her husband’s political and business ties to the Israeli government and propaganda apparatus.

Why aren't Israeli F-16s over Beirut headline news?

Moe Ali Nayel
24 May 2013

When Israel claims to shoot down a drone, it is front-page news; when Israel invades Lebanese airspace, it is unreported.

BBC acknowledges that Palestinian citizens of Israel are not guaranteed equality by law

In a report last month on Israel’s racist “Judaization” policies in the Negev, BBC reporter Tim Whewell wrote that “Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel are guaranteed full equality by law.” Responding to my complaint, the BBC’s Middle East desk has acknowledged that this is not the case, and “agree the wording of the sentence in question is inaccurate.”

How the media let Israel get away with murder

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
17 January 2013

Reports on the killing of four young Palestinians in recent days were heavily reliant on Israeli military sources.

BBC Trust upholds complaint over Nakba Day radio report that downplayed expulsion of Palestinians

The governing body of BBC agrees that there had been “a lack of clarity as to what Nakba Day commemorates,” and that the language used did not accurately “convey the reality of the departures [of the refugees].”

As Israel assaults Gaza, BBC reporting assaults the truth

Amena Saleem
16 November 2012

Shortcomings identified by 2006 independent report on BBC’s Palestine coverage exemplified over past few days.

When BBC ignores Israeli murder of its own cameraman's baby, what hope for other Palestinians?

In a new low for the BBC’s objectively pro-Israel coverage, the British state broadcaster seems to be doing its best to downplay the murder by Israel of family members of one of its own cameramen.


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