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BBC website's flotilla article still misleads on 'humanitarian aid'

Readers no doubt recall that the BBC’s report on the interception of the recent ‘flotilla’ publicity stunt included the following paragraph:

“The activists said the vessel was carrying humanitarian aid, including medicine and solar panels.” 202 more words

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6 Tumblr Posts that are Scarily Accurate

Do you ever see a Tumblr post and think someone is looking over your shoulder and articulating your life?

Tumblr has a way of describing what I’m feeling but in a way more clever and funny way. 117 more words

Books

BBC censors 'Jewish' from IS affiliate's claim of missile attacks

Despite its defined purpose of building “understanding of international issues”, the BBC has to date done little to inform its audiences on the topic of the approach to Israel prevalent among the Middle East’s rising force of Islamist Jihadists. 426 more words

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The History of Jaeger LeCoultre, Reverso, and My 976

Jaeger LeCoultre is a name a watch snob very familiar with, often mentioned along Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantine, and Audemars Piguet. Although price wise, JLC is not on the same level with the “Big Three”, precision and movement wise JLC is arguably on par with them. 1,194 more words

Travel Photography

Baroness Deech on the BBC complaints system and OFCOM

We recently posed on these pages the question of whether or not OFCOM is up to the job of replacing the BBC Trust as the final arbiter for editorial complaints. 373 more words

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Women boxing on a roof

Claim:this is a photo of women boxing on a roof circa 1930s

The claim is inaccurate. This is photo of Radio Pictures Chorus Girls probably practicing for a variety show in 1938. 26 more words

Misuse

Archers are never bored, #7

Oooh look, coach hung a tiny marshmallow in front of the target, its probably a dry one, and oooh so tiny! Challenge accepted >ω>

1st arrow little too high, 2nd one a little low, 3rd one… 24 more words

Archery