Tag Archives: BBC

BBC’s Changing Headline.

There are certain fundamental facts of life that everyone knows. What those facts are can often differ according to gender, religion, race, nationality. Take two people and show them some incident and often they will come away with two different “facts.” I am, for the most part, thoroughly amazed by …

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Written in Cement.

Why is Gaza reconstruction so slow? Let me count the ways. How many BBC foreign correspondents does it take to change a light-bulb? None. The light-bulb is only broken if their favoured sources tell them that it is. Five Minutes for Israel hasn’t awarded a red clown nose for quite some …

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

Roger Hearing‘s piece. The ice-cream maker of Gaza could be written off if it was only yet another BBC magazine colour piece designed to show spunky Gazans (aren’t they all?) creatively surviving. but does that excuse him and the BBC failing, yet again, as journalists? Is it possible the BBC adds the boilerplate and …

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