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Wind in the sails of Jibril Rajoub's anti-Israel campaign from BBC WS WHYS

In addition to the context-free promotion of Jibril Rajoub’s latest sports related assault on Israel’s legitimacy recently seen on the BBC News website, listeners to the BBC World Service radio programme… 342 more words



Verification: n. creating certainty that a subset(s) is true and/or accurate and/or justified

How frequently have you asked? Verify this for me. In effect you want to find out if what you were told is true, accurate, and even justified so that you can proceed with your own decision about the matter or act accordingly. 125 more words

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BBC's ECU upholds complaint from the UK's pro-Hamas lobby

As readers will recall, last month the BBC rejected complaints concerning Jeremy Bowen’s interview with the head of the Hamas terrorist organisation and last week the head of the BBC’s Editorial Complaints Unit… 605 more words


BBC frames anti-Israel delegitimisation campaign as a sports story

An article about the FIFA presidential election which appeared in the Sport section of the BBC News website on May 4th ended with the following paragraphs: 757 more words


20% of BBC's reporting on car attack in Jerusalem is amplification of anonymous hearsay

As has been noted here previously, despite the marked increase in the number of vehicular terror attacks against Israelis seen in recent months, the BBC refrained from reporting the incidents which took place on… 376 more words


Why Bother Reaching the Masses if You Aren’t Serving Them Well?

The name of this blog is “Public History Goes Digital” for a reason. Today, public historians strive to reach as many people as possible and the internet’s seemingly infinite space and open accessibility makes it much easier. 987 more words

Digital History

Update on the BBC's handling of the Tim Willcox case

As readers no doubt recall, back in February the BBC’s Head of Editorial Complaints, Fraser Steel, announced the provisional outcome of the Editorial Complaints Unit’s consideration of the… 861 more words