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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


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...

June 29, 2017 11:18 am
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BBC Continues to Whitewash Hamas, Human Shields and War Crimes in Gaza

BBC Radio 4’s series "Our Man in the Middle East" continued on June 16th, with episode 15 -- titled “Missiles and the Ballot Box.” The episode was devoted to...

May 23, 2017 4:01 pm
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BBC’s ‘Man in the Middle East’ Spouts Tired Jerusalem Lies

On May 18, listeners of BBC Radio 4 heard the fourth part in Jeremy Bowen’s series of programs entitled, "Our Man in the Middle East." "Jerusalem," the latest episode,...

May 18, 2017 3:21 pm
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UK Paper Corrects Egregious Errors on Gaza Reporting

Earlier this week, we noted that the Telegraph had published an article by Tom Rowley titled, “Meet the Palestinian family who have tended the graves of our...

May 17, 2017 4:45 pm
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Reviewing a BBC News ‘Six-Day War’ Backgrounder

Fifty years ago, the build-up of events that led to the Six-Day War had already begun. After 14 Palestinian terror attacks had been carried out with Syrian support since April...

April 6, 2017 6:36 am
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BBC’s Mideast Editor Suggests Syria Chemical Attack Tied to Israel

The day after a chemical weapons attack in Syria that shocked the world, a BBC official charged with making news from the Middle East “more comprehensive or comprehensible for...

March 29, 2017 6:33 am
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BBC Bashes Friedman, But Can’t Even Get His Name Right

On the evening of March 23, BBC News was able to tell its international audiences that the newly confirmed US ambassador to Israel was “controversial,” “right-wing,” “pro-settlement,”...

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...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Par...

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow...

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