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The DEC Gaza appeal: why the BBC was right to refuse (guest blog)

Page, Lindsay (2009) The DEC Gaza appeal: why the BBC was right to refuse (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (10 Aug 2009). Website.

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When the BBC refused to show the Disaster Emergency Appeal for Gaza last year it was accused of cowardice and even partiality towards the Israelis. But is there an ethical and even humanitarian case for the line taken by the BBC in defence of its journalistic values? Polis Summer School student Lindsay Page here examines the moral arguments and asks whether the BBC actually made the right decision according to cosmopolitan principles.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2009 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 13:32
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:23

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