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Hadar Sela is the Managing Editor of BBC Watch - an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA). Her work has appeared at The Propagandist Magazine, Harry's Place, The Commentator and the MERIA journal among others.

ARTICLES BY: Hadar Sela


October 14, 2016 6:27 am
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On Terror Attacks, the BBC Has Different Headlines for Different Audiences

Although it failed to accurately describe an October 9 attack in Jerusalem as terrorism, the BBC did make it clear to its English-language audiences that the perpetrator...

September 15, 2016 5:08 am
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The BBC’s Long Delayed — and Seriously Flawed — Coverage of Palestinian Elections

On September 8, the BBC News website produced its first article dedicated to the topic of the municipal elections that were supposed to have taken place...

September 8, 2016 6:31 am
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More Media Double Standards on Television

Further examples of the double standard evident in the BBC’s use of the term "terrorism" were recently supplied by a series of programs broadcast on...

September 6, 2016 5:04 am
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Palestinian Payments to Terrorists Are in the News — But Not at the BBC

The Times of Israel’s Raphael Ahren reports: The German government has for the first time admitted that the Palestinian Authority likely grants financial support to terrorists and...

August 30, 2016 6:28 am
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BBC Decides Pro-Israel Story of No Interest to Readers

Eighteen months have passed since the BBC last reported on the topic of the sick and wounded Syrians receiving medical care in Israel. Therefore, its audiences may not...

August 24, 2016 2:19 am
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BBC Finally Reports on Palestinian Rocket Attacks, But Still Distorts Story

More than 24 hours after the incident took place -- and a day after colleagues at BBC Arabic published two articles on the story (and following the appearance of this...

August 23, 2016 6:12 am
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BBC and World Media Ignore Rocket Attacks on Israel, but Report on IDF Responses

At around 2:30 on the afternoon of August 21, terrorists based in the Gaza Strip fired a missile at the Western Negev town of Sderot. According to one report,...

August 17, 2016 6:27 am
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BBC’s Failure in Use of Statistics Also Applies to Reporting on Palestinians

On August 10, the BBC Trust published the findings of a review on the impartiality of the BBC’s reporting of statistics in its news and...

August 10, 2016 6:38 am
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Once Again, Palestinian Terror Is of No Concern to the BBC

Despite at least one BBC News producer being aware of the incident, the corporation chose not to report a narrowly averted terror attack against travelers on the Jerusalem light...

August 3, 2016 6:56 am
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BBC Whitewashes Terror in Re-run of Palestinian Teacher Story

When the BBC reported back in March on a prize-winning Palestinian teacher, it managed to omit some relevant information from the story. Over four months later, the...

August 1, 2016 3:40 am
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The BBC Ignores Another Story on the Temple Mount

BBC reporting of confrontations on the Temple Mount has often been selective, and therefore it came as little surprise to see that the corporation elected to ignore this...

July 14, 2016 3:15 am
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Visiting BBC Journalist Surprisingly Tells the Truth About Israel, Hezbollah

A BBC correspondent usually based in Mexico City is currently visiting Israel and on July 12, she produced two reports -- one written and one filmed -- relating to...

July 6, 2016 6:19 am
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Once Again, the BBC Refuses to Report on Palestinian Terror

Anyone who bothered to read right to the end of the article titled “Israel seals off Hebron after surge of attacks” which appeared on the...

June 29, 2016 5:44 am
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BBC Outdoes New York Times by Ignoring Abbas’ Antisemitic Libel

On June 23, Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the EU parliament, and among his remarks was one in particular that made headlines at international media outlets. The New...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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