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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


November 27, 2018 9:37 am
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The BBC Fails to Address Airbnb’s Anti-Israel Hypocrisy

Despite having already published a report on exactly the same story late the previous evening, on the morning of November 20 the BBC News website...

November 20, 2018 7:58 am
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The BBC’s Absurd Idea of ‘Context’ on Hamas Rocket Attacks Against Israel

The lead item in the November 13th edition of the BBC World Service radio program OS -- formerly Outside Source -- was described in its synopsis...

November 14, 2018 11:14 am
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Why Is the BBC Still Ignoring Palestinian Torture?

As regular readers may recall, the BBC has been ignoring an unusual story unfolding in Israeli courts for well over a year: "BBC News ignores...

October 26, 2018 12:52 pm
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BBC Uses Music Story to Promote Anti-Israel Propaganda

The October 22 afternoon edition of the BBC World Service radio program "Newshour" included an item (from 0:48:58 here) introduced by presenter Razia Iqbal as follows: [emphasis...

August 30, 2018 8:58 am
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BBC Tries to Erase Hamas’ Role in ‘Great Return March’ Violence

On August 28, a filmed report titled “Bullet shatters Palestinian cyclist’s Asian Games dream” was posted on the BBC News website’s "Middle East" page. According...

August 20, 2018 3:23 pm
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BBC Listeners Hear More ‘Contextualization’ of Corbyn Wreath-Laying

In previous posts, BBC Watch has noted how BBC coverage of the Jeremy Corbyn wreath-laying story has failed to include background information relating to the claim promoted by the...

July 24, 2018 11:28 am
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The BBC Promotes What It Previously Called ‘Conspiracy Theories’ to Smear Israel

On the morning of July 22, the IDF announced the completion of the overnight evacuation of 800 Syrian "White Helmets" personnel and their families from...

June 20, 2018 6:43 am
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Once Again, the BBC Misleads on Gaza Violence

Recently, BBC Watch demonstrated how a backgrounder on Jerusalem produced by the BBC World Service’s BBC Minute misled its target audience of “young people” on the 1949 armistice...

March 5, 2018 1:56 pm
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Once Again, the Media Whitewashes Anti-Israel Discrimination

On February 28, an article titled “Iran wrestling officials resign over Israel competition ban” appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page and on...

September 14, 2017 3:22 pm
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Gaza Electricity Crisis Highlights BBC’s Anti-Israel Bias

When some residents of the Gaza Strip took to the streets last winter to protest their inadequate electricity supply, the BBC website produced two written reports on...

September 7, 2017 11:41 am
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The BBC Claims ‘Sketchy’ Evidence of PA Terror Rewards

In January 2007, the BBC News website published a backgrounder titled “Analysis: Palestinian suicide attacks." More than a decade later, that item (which was apparently prompted...

August 15, 2017 4:53 pm
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Filling in the Blanks in BBC Reports on Hamas, Qatar and Iran

While early BBC News website coverage of the rift between Qatar and several other Arab states did clarify that one of Saudi Arabia’s demands was...

August 1, 2017 11:19 am
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BBC Promotes Equivalence Between Violent Rioters and Terror Victims

Listeners to BBC Radio 4’s "Today" program last week heard two reports on consecutive days relating to Palestinian rioting that was ostensibly in reaction to security...

July 21, 2017 12:14 pm
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BBC Ignores French President’s Comparisons Between Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

At the July 16th event in Paris marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of French Jews to Auschwitz, the French president made a significant statement: French president Emmanuel Macron...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Jewish Teacher Sues Catholic School After Pupils ‘Threw Coins at Him,...

A former teacher at a Catholic high school in Montvale, New Jersey, alleged in a lawsuit last week that he was wrongly...

Israel

Palestinian Who Worked With Israel to Prevent Terror Attacks Describes PA T...

A Palestinian who worked with Israel to prevent terror attacks appeared before a Knesset committee on Tuesday and described his...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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