BBC’s anti-Corbyn hatchet job fails to land blow By Asa Winstanley

12 July 2019 — The Electronic Intifada

Israel supporters protest alleged anti-Semitism outside Labour Party headquarters. Henry Nicholls Reuters

The BBC heavily trailed details from Wednesday night’s Panorama program, “Is Labour Anti-Semitic?”

The papers were full of headlines about it over the weekend, and it was supposed to prove just how anti-Semitic Labour has become under left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Jewish Voice for Labour accuse the BBC of showing ‘half-truths, distortions and outright invention’

11 July 2019 — The Canary

On 10 July, BBC‘s Panorama broadcast an hour-long show called Is Labour Antisemitic? The BBC claimed it presented “exclusive interviews from key insiders and access to confidential communications” in order to reveal “evasions and contradictions at the heart” of the Labour Party. Jewish Voice for Labour (JVL) has since responded with a statement calling the episode a “farrago of half-truths, distortions and outright invention”.
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Chemical Weapons In Syria? BBC Panorama Relies On Questionable Research

16 October 2018 — Tim Hayward

This is a press release issued by the Global Network for Syria (Corresponding author Baroness Cox <carolinecox1@outlook.com>)

A joint investigation by BBC Panorama and BBC Arabic claimed to show how chemical weapons have been used by the Syrian Government as part of a deliberate military strategy. Yet there are serious concerns over the investigation’s reliance on ‘broadly impartial’ sources — who are not named — and consequently the reliability of the report’s findings.

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