Wednesday, March 02, 2005

BBC reporting

The BBC has apologized for how it covered the recent suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. The apology, published as a statement by the head of BBC television news Roger Mosey said
'The programme editors and I agree it was inappropriate to begin the report with footage of the suicide bomber's family in mourning.

'It was also inappropriate to include this footage without coverage of the suffering of the victims' families.
It's difficult to believe that they would have shown pictures of the family of the bomber and not of the victims. What were they thinking? How can they have done that? If they really had some point to make, why did they apologize, and apologize without mentioning their point? This seems totally incompetent.

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