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BBC's Bowen dumbs down and distorts the Iranian nuclear issue

h/t S

BBC coverage of the latest P5+1 talks with Iran in Vienna on November 24th included both filmed and written reports by its Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen. 984 more words


BBC misleads on Arab Jerusalemites' citizenship status yet again

Over the past few weeks BBC audiences have been misled with regard to the issue of Arab Jerusalemites and Israeli citizenship on several occasions.

On November 7th… 614 more words


BBC coverage of Har Nof terror attack: Kevin Connolly's history of Jerusalem

On November 19th – the day following the terror attack in the Kehilat Ya’akov Synagogue in Jerusalem – the earlier edition of the BBC World Service radio programme ‘Newshour’ included an item by the Jerusalem Bureau’s Kevin Connolly (available… 1,047 more words


BBC coverage of Har Nof terror attack: World Service's 'Newshour' – part two

Like the version of the programme broadcast earlier in the day (discussed here), the later edition of BBC World Service radio’s ‘Newshour’ on November 18th devoted a significant amount of air-time to the subject of the terror attack which had taken place that morning in a synagogue in the Har Nof district of Jerusalem. 1,177 more words


Devotional writing is another quiver for writers looking for outlets



Devotion for the Palm Beach Atlantic University Advent Guide for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2015
Collection edited by Prof. Ken Mahanes

Journalism in the United States has a public relations problem that extends back to the First Century where Luke 19:3 reports that Zaccheus wanted to see Jesus “and could not for the press.” 371 more words

False Premises

Review: Sleep in Peace Tonight, by James MacManus

St. Martins, 2014. $27

Whenever I think of storytelling that grips me, even when I know the ending, I think of two books in particular. 684 more words

Reviews And Columns

Medical Calculator Apps: Study

In a study published in the Journal Of Medical Internet Research (February 2014), researchers tested the accuracy of medical calculators.   Of the 14 apps and 13 functions tested,  CliniCalc, Calculate by QxMD, and Medscape rated highly.   62 more words