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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


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 23, 2017 11:24 am
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The Guardian’s ‘Long Read’ on Israel Contains the Usual Errors and Misrepresentations

For some time, I have sensed a gradual shift from articles that were in large part composed of or promoted outright lies about Israel to...

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...

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...

Features

Abbas Honors Terrorists Ahead of Trump Visit

The Palestinian Authority (PA) honored two terrorists this month in the lead up to President Donald Trump's visit with PA...

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

World

ADL Rejects Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over BDS, Upholds Her ‘...

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour – the...

Israel

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborho...

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some...

Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran this week during a briefing...

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