Monday, 23 August 2010

Panoganda

A mash-up come trailer of the Panorama propaganda show Death In The Med starring propagandist in chief, Jane Corbin.


 

Saturday, 21 August 2010

BBC Bias: Hamas Controls Gaza, well 83% of it

Dear BBC Complaints,

Will you be updating the Borders And Crossings section of the Gaza Profile page, to reflect the recent report carried out by the UNOCHA.

The report says that 17% of Gaza is restricted by Israel, enforced by Israel with live amunition, regualarly killing civilians and children.

You write in the last paragraph of the Hamas Profile page, "With Hamas in charge of Gaza..." - Will you be changing this to, 'With Hamas in charge of 83% of Gaza'?

And will you be changing the 100's of pages you have falsely claimed that Hamas controls Gaza?

eg.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-11042430
20/Aug/2010
"The Islamist group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip..."

I would like a reply please. My point is a serious one.



Update: 4/sep/2010 - Chased up - Complaint not addressed

BBC Bias: Israeli Buffer Zone Complaint

Dear BBC Complaints,

I want to complain about this map graphic on this page.

BBC Map of the No-Go Zone


which is in fact a watered down version of the map commissioned by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, entitled: Gaza Strip: Access Restricted Areas and Affected Localities, the report can be found here.

UN OCHA



Your map is not impartial, it is generous to Israel in its ambiguity and is misleading even biased by its omissions.

By not including the Green Line and by not using the unambiguous label, "No-Go Zone", while preferring the Israel-friendly and totally inaccurate, "Israeli Buffer Zone (up to 1km deep)", you are misleading the casual reader or browser. Here are some points of my complaint for you to consider.

1) This zone is not in Israel nor does it belong to Israel so the word "Israeli" should not be used unless you elaborate.

2) This is not a "Buffer Zone". A buffer zone is a NEUTRAL zone BETWEEN two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflicit.

3) As there is no Green Line or Border, one can be forgiven in thinking the Zone is in Israel, especially when you label it "Israeli".

4) The No-Go Zone is greater than "1km deep".

Please can you address my complaint quickly and address the points I have raised. I would like a reply.



Update: 4/sep/2010 - Chased up - Complaint not addressed