A context-free ‘Today’ report from the BBC’s Paul Adams in Gaza

Omissions, inaccuracies and absence of context in a Radio 4 report from Gaza. Continue reading

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BBC’s Paul Adams amplifies Nazi analogy in coverage of Gaza ground op

One of several BBC journalists ‘parachuted in’ to the region recently in order to cover Operation Protective Shield is Paul Adams – usually based in London as a World Affairs correspondent. On July 18th the BBC News website published an … Continue reading

BBC perpetuates the narrative of perpetual Palestinian refugees

The BBC presenter, in his final thoughts on the problem, opines that for Palestinians, living in camps in Lebanon and Jordan, their refugee status is the only thing they possess. However, a Palestinian hope based on a right (of return) they don’t have, and on a future vision of life (in Israel) that will never be brought to fruition, is not a possession. It’s a handicap, and a cynical formula for perpetuating Palestinian victimhood that continues to be amplified and legitimized by media outlets like the BBC. Continue reading