Orla Guerin

Media Excuses Palestinian Destruction of Synagogues

As the IDF left the Gaza Strip, ending the Israeli presence there, Palestinians looted, burned and destroyed the synagogues left behind. One can only imagine the international outcry had Israelis destroyed even one deserted Muslim mosque, but here much of the media, justified the rampaging and turned the tables to criticize Israel.

BBC Correspondent Demonstrates Bias

BBC airs a weekly programme, "From Our Own Correspondent," presenting the personal perspectives of the network's news reporters on the stories they cover. What the BBC does not acknowledge is that the programme is frequently used as a platform for propaganda – a means for partisan BBC correspondents who cover world conflicts to champion the position of the side they favor.