Dozens of young journalists, including at least one working for the BBC, are traveling to Israel this week for a government-backed junket designed to give them “a more positive attitude” toward Israel’s policies.
Index on Censorship and English PEN have spoken out against the BBC’s removal of Nigel Kennedy’s references to Israeli apartheid from television broadcasts.
Filmmaker Ken Loach and rapper Mic Righteous have also had comments supporting Palestinians removed by the broadcaster.
The recruitment of Israeli universities and students in covert government propaganda efforts will likely strengthen arguments in favor of the Palestinian call for boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
Going back to the creation of Israel, Palestinians have almost never seen the killers of their children receive appropriate punishment.
A plain reading of the “correction” is that it is an effort to mislead readers into thinking the United States has never considered Israeli settlements to be illegal.
Senior BBC editors and presenters make some startling admissions when questioned on why they pander to Israel.
Social and mainstream media conflate multiple “Tamarrod” campaigns identified with Palestine when there are at least four with different agendas.
Is the resort to timid and euphemistic language a form of reflexive self-censorship to avoid the wrath of the anti-Palestinian lobby?
A program questioning Zionist claims was recently pulled from the broadcasting schedule at the last minute.