BBC ties itself in knots over antisemitism yet again

BBC Watch

Readers may recall that in early April we noted the following antisemitic slur made by guest Alpesh Patel during a BBC News broadcast.BBC News pic

“One thing which struck me when I used to work in Washington – when I used to work in Congress – is just how influential the Israeli lobby is. Now we all know that – how influential AIPAC is: a role model for lobbying and taking control of a foreign government effectively in terms of the US.”

As was also noted at the time, the EUMC Working Definition of Antisemitism includes the definition below:

“Making mendacious, dehumanizing, demonizing, or stereotypical allegations about Jews as such or the power of Jews as collective — such as, especially but not exclusively, the myth about a world Jewish conspiracy or of Jews controlling the media, economy, government or other societal institutions.”

Viewer Mr Stephen Franklin complained to the BBC about that broadcast and…

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