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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.


October 14, 2016 6:27 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Palestinian-British Author Who Took Part in Controversial House of Lords Ev...

Israel is responsible for global antisemitism, a Palestinian-British writer and filmmaker told The Algemeiner, on the heels of a House of Lords event...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...