7,000 people call for removal of BBC journalist from reporting on Palestine

An open letter signed by 7,000 people was today sent to the BBC calling for the removal of the broadcaster’s Head of Statistics from all reporting on Palestine and Israel. The demand followed an article published on the BBC website, in which the Head of Statistics, Anthony Reuben, misused Palestinian casualty figures in an attempt …

Video: Ken Loach, Owen Jones & others debate BBC coverage

Gaza: let down by the BBC and mainstream media? Palestine Solidarity Campaign brought together the film director Ken Loach, columnist and commentator Owen Jones, the BBC’s former Middle East correspondent, Tim Llewellyn, and Greg Philo, director of the Glasgow Media Group, to debate where the mainstream media got it right, and where it got it wrong, …

5,000 block traffic outside BBC over Gaza coverage

Around 5,000 protestors blocked the road outside the BBC’s London studios yesterday for two hours, shouting ‘BBC, shame on you’. (15th July) The protestors were demanding that the broadcaster start reflecting the reality of Gaza’s occupation and siege in its coverage of the current assaults. Hugh Lanning, Chair of Palestine Solidarity Campaign, handed a letter …

Chomsky, Pilger and Loach call on BBC to reflect reality of Gaza’s occupation

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger and Ken Loach are among 45,000 signatories who have signed an open letter to the BBC calling on its journalists to reflect the reality of Gaza’s occupation while reporting on Israel’s current assault. MPs Andy Slaughter and Katy Clark have also signed the letter, along with musician Brian Eno and comedian …

Sign our open letter to the BBC

Please sign this open letter to the BBC. Ask your MP to sign it. Ask your friends to sign. Palestine Solidarity Campaign will be presenting this letter, with your signatures on it, to the Director General of the BBC, Lord Hall.Dear BBCOnce again Gaza is under massive aerial bombardment from Israeli warplanes and drones, and, …