Asa Winstanley on ‘Operation Pillar of Defence’ and pro-Israel bias in UK media

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Asa Winstanley, author of Corporate Complicity in Israel’s Occupation (Pluto, 2011) has written an article in Electronic Intifada about the current state of the siege on Gaza, and the nature of the reporting being undertaken by supposedly objective news organisations such as the BBC. It’s an authoritative take on the situation, although a little out of date by virtue of its publication 24 hours ago. Things have not improved.

Pluto offers its solidarity with all those in Gaza tonight, as always.

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Asa Winstanley

15/11/2012

In a new low for the BBC’s objectively pro-Israel coverage, the British state broadcaster seems to be doing its best to downplay the murder by Israel of family members of one of its own cameramen.

The 11-month-old son of BBC Arabic’s picture editor Jihad Misharawi was killed in Israeli tank shelling last night, along with his sister-in-law, according to…

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