January 16, 2013

Hasbara breakdown at the Beeb

BBC Trust upholds complaint over Nakba Day radio report that downplayed expulsion of Palestinians | The Electronic Intifada

The governing body of the BBC today upheld complaints [pdf] about a radio report on Nakba Day, agreeing that there had been “a lack of clarity as to what Nakba Day commemorates,” and that the language used did not accurately “convey the reality of the departures [of the refugees].” ie ethnic cleansing

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