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Is this a joke? Al Jazeera!? And BBC? BBC is sometimes even more anti-Israel than Al Jazeera...



Without getting into an Israel vs Palestine debate, consider this: would you call the BBC biased for being anti-nazi in the 1940s? Or American journalists being anti- the terrorists behind the 9/11 attacks? And, are there surely not Palestinians out there who would see BBC's coverage as overly pro-Israel?


You disagree with me by comparing jews to nazis (and to the 9/11 terrorists) and I'm the one getting down voted. Fun.

Well, come on, reply saying you didn't say "jews" and comparing Israelis to Nazis is legitimate. Except it isn't.

Or maybe you'll deny you compared them, and say it was purely an example of how being anti-X doesn't prove bias. But I didn't say being anti-X indicates bias for all X. I said taking a strong anti-Israel stand on a controversial topic does not constitute unbiased reporting. See the difference? You said opposing uncontroversially bad things is legitimate. But either you missed the point or you think Jews are uncontroversially bad.


My personal view: when they stop killing palestinians I'll stop comparing them to people in the pastw who killed people of a certain race.

My view on bias ignoring my personal view: "I didn't say being anti-X indicates bias for all X" - just being anti-Israeli indicates a bias against Israel? Seems you're being biased against the coverage because you're pro-Israel to me...


So now you're comparing Jews with Nazis more and saying they both did/do racial genocide. Why don't you take your anti-semitisim to Kos or DU? There's plenty of appropriate websites for you.


1.) Where did I accuse Israel of Genocide? 2.) I said Israel kills palestinians. Feel free to argue with me that it's a war so it's fair, or that it's neccesary. Don't tell me I wasn't truthfully saying what does happen, unless the entire world's press, and the Israeli goverment, have all lied about the fact that Israeli soldiers DO kill palestinians.


Do you really view Israel as the only one in the wrong in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?


No of course not (I do however think they're vastly more in the wrong in general)


You know AJE is has a completely seperate staff, management, and purpose to Al Jazeera (Arabic)? If you missed it, there was a really good article about them on HN a while back: http://www.walrusmagazine.com/print/2009.10-media-the-most-h...




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