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BBC News misleads audiences on Arab-Israeli conflict

An article which appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page on November 27th under the headline “Israel ‘to open UAE diplomatic mission’ 462 more words


The BBC and the 1947 Partition Plan

Back in December 2013 we noted on these pages that an online BBC backgrounder on the topic of the 1947 Partition Plan (UNGA Resolution 181) had inaccurately informed all those reading it since its publication in November 2001 that David Ben Gurion had “opposed the plan”. 615 more words


Lawfare agenda of BBC's sources on Gaza casualty figures revealed once again

During and after the summer 2014 conflict between Israel and terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip, BBC reporting on the subject of casualty figures in general and the civilian/combatant ratio of those casualties was based on information from two main sources: the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry and the UN. 433 more words


Now that Thanksgiving is over, you may feel the need to start walking more...

But, are you going to use a pedometer to keep track of your steps? Then know this: Your gadget may not be accurate!

Researchers at the University of Tennessee tested popular brands of pedometers – and found that some of them were off by up as much as 33%…Which means, if you walked 10,000 steps – in reality… 57 more words

Connie Sellecca

A couple kissing in the 1971 May Day Protests

Claim: this is a photo of a couple kissing in the 1971 May Day Protests.

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Now we have a code of ethics

Ethical codes for journalists have been around for decades but this one strikes me as odd. What do you think?


Thanks to Robert Fortner.

One journalist's journey


Do you have the grit to be a 21st Century reporter?

Thank you to Dr. Robert Fortner, the shallow heartbeat of journalism at Palm Beach Atlantic University in South Florida.