Last week we noted the inaccurate portrayal of a resolution passed by the French parliament in an article which appeared on the BBC News website’s ‘Europe’ page.
BBC Watch submitted a complaint concerning that report (including a link to the draft resolution passed by France’s National Assembly) and two days later we received a reply from the BBC News website:
“Thank you for getting in touch about our article France anti-Semitism: Jewish graves defaced with Nazi swastikas.
After considering your point further we have amended this section of the article and added a correction note at the bottom, advising readers of these changes.”
The original version of the report read as follows:
The amended version and the added footnote now read: