The BBC and the Middle East: The Documentary Campaign, 2000 – 2004.

By Trevor Asserson & Cassie Williams, July 2004.

A study of the subject matter of television documentaries on BBC1 and BBC2 over the period from November 4th 2000 to June 7th  2004 – corresponding approximately with the period of the (second) Intifada – and their negative or positive impressions of one or other party to the conflict. The report also considers how much airtime the Israeli-Palestinian conflict enjoys compared with other humanitarian and political issues around the world.