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A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London
Boris Johnson: Public funding for the BBC should be questioned

The BBC is currently funded through taxation via the TV license. Johnson questioned whether the system was fit for the modern age.

By REUTERS
09/12/2019
Olive Leaf at the Tel Aviv Sheraton Hotel  serves excellent food in beautiful surroundings
Tel Aviv ranks No. 7 in top locations every food lover should visit

'For stellar street food there’s nothing like Tel Aviv’s hummus, falafel and shakshuka, served at hole-in-the-wall joints, street stands, and stalls lining local markets,’ the BBC said.

State Dept: US condemns harassment of Iranian reporters abroad

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the intelligence agency "harassment" toward Iranian journalists who are based abroad, especially toward those working out of Britain.

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a launch event for the Labour party
BBC to dismiss Labour complaint over Panorama antisemitism expose - report

The special – Is Labour Anti-Semitic? – indicated that top Labour figures “interfered” with the disciplinary process regarding the antisemitism disputes.

A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London
The BBC’s take on ‘Zionism’

As it is, for now, one of the most viewed -isms, it cannot be ignored and remains relevant. Also, Israel is a subject close to the BBC’s keyboards.

By ROZA I.M. EL-EINI
05/10/2019
Holocaust victim and diarist Renia Spiegel, who was killed at age 18 in Poland.
Polish Jewish girl’s Holocaust diary compared to Anne Frank’s published

Ebury Digital published the diary of Renia Spiegel this week.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
21/09/2019
A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London
BBC draws outrage for including anti-Israel activist in Nazi documentary

British-Jewish television presenter Rachel Riley called it “upsetting and downright insulting.”

By JNS.ORG
05/09/2019
Missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran
Israeli officials blast BBC for muzzling Persian-language reports

“Very worrying,” tweeted Foreign Minister Director-General Yuval Rotem on Wednesday. “Caving in to a regime that abuses journalists and scorns media freedom is a dangerous precedent.”

17/07/2019
A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London
BBC restricts content of its Persian TV channel at Iran's request - report

In the past the broadcaster has been more tough on Tehran, complaining to the UN about treatment of its Persian employees.

BBC exposé on Labour party antisemitism has ‘inaccuracies,’ Corbyn says

“We investigate every case that comes up… It’s less than 0.1 percent of our membership that have ever been involved in any accusation,” Corbyn said according to the Guardian.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
15/07/2019
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