BBC Slammed For not Airing Gaza Plea

By Ben Cohen

Even the British Government is battering the BBC for its refusal to broadcast a charity appeal for Gaza. From the Guardian:



was in

crisis tonight as politicians including government ministers, religious

leaders and senior members of its own staff condemned the decision not

to broadcast a charity appeal to help the stricken people of


rebuild their homes.


corporation’s director general, Mark Thompson, was left isolated as

rival broadcasters ITV and Channel 4 agreed to put out the plea for aid

made jointly by 13 British charities. The BBC has decided the broadcast

of the appeal might be seen as evidence of bias on a highly sensitive

political issue.

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.