BBC’s Knell politicises St George’s Day with promotion of PA propaganda

This is excellent piece of journalism, pity we can’t say that about bbc journalists

BBC Watch

In what at first glance might seem like nothing more than a downright amazing display of her ability to shoehorn a Palestinian angle into any and every topic under the sun, the BBC Jerusalem Bureau’s Yolande Knell produced a St George’s Day article on April 22nd which was promoted in the ‘Features & Analysis’ section of the BBC News website’s Middle East page and in its ‘Magazine’ section under the heading “George of Palestine – Why St George is a hero on the West Bank”. A filmed version of the report – shown on BBC television news – also appeared on the website on April 23rd. 

St George magazine

Knell’s written article – titled “Why St George is a Palestinian hero” – opens:St George art

“As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a…

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