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October 11, 2005

BBC Bias?

An earlier entry noted that the BBC, responding to concerns by UK activists, had revised its biased description of the series for the better.

Whether or not the problematic listing is merely a reflection of a biased program remains to be seen. But although a BBC official told one activist that the listing "was not written by a journalist and does not reflect the programme" and that "it will be changed," a Jerusalem Post story cites critics who feel that "the series appears to underline inherent problems in its approach to the Israel-Palestinian conflict..."

Read about it here.

For an overview of complaints about bias at the Beeb and news about the independent panel appointed to investigate the corporation's Middle East coverage, read here.

And for CAMERA's detailed looks at BBC coverage, click here.

Posted by GI at October 11, 2005 02:27 PM

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