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The continuing saga of the BBC's failure to make a simple correction

At the beginning of February the BBC broadcast two radio reports in which Tel Aviv was inaccurately described as the capital of Israel.

BBC Watch brought the inaccuracy to the attention of the journalist concerned and was told that the reports had been corrected – although in fact… 247 more words

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BBC claims correction to radio reports but inaccuracy remains

As was noted here last week, two audio reports broadcast on BBC World Service radio and BBC Radio 4 on February 3rd inaccurately described Tel Aviv… 85 more words

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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

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BBC News gets Israel's capital city right – and then 'corrects'

The saga of the BBC’s persistent refusal to tell its audiences that the capital city of Israel is Jerusalem is of course already long. Its most recent chapter began with a television report broadcast on BBC Two’s ‘Newsnight’ on October 14th. 369 more words

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Thumbs up to BBC Capital's report on Tel Aviv

A recent BBC article about Israel garnered some rather surprised reactions on Facebook.

Tiffanie Wen’s September 3rd article about Tel Aviv appearing on BBC Capital… 240 more words

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