‘Ensuring accuracy’ at the BBC Monitoring Jerusalem office

more of the same bbc tripe

BBC Watch

BBC Monitoring is the partially licence fee funded department that translates open source traditional and new media from around the world and describes its mission as being “to provide news, information and insight to BBC journalists, UK government customers and commercial subscribers, allowing users to make well-informed decisions”.

Earlier this year BBC Monitoring advertised some vacancies in its Jerusalem office, including a position titled Digital Journalist that was described as follows:

“On a day-to-day basis, you will contribute to the BBC’s coverage of the Middle East by monitoring local media for key developments, coming up with new angles, ensuring accuracy and adding context as well as integrating video, images and data into BBCM’s output.” [emphasis added]

The successful applicant for that position is apparently called Vera Sajrawi.

A native of Nazareth, Sajrawi has in the past worked for BBC Arabic, Reuters and Al Jazeera among others.

Sajrawi has…

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Lee Diamond – The “Goldene Medina” of Persia — IsraelSeen.com

Lee Diamond – The “Goldene Medina” of Persia Cyrus offered In 539 b.c.e. A return home To Eretz Yisrael Some 50,000 returned But all to many Preferred the riches Of Persia. Carpets and gold, A vast empire Trade, agriculture And security So secure that we Became Persian Through and through Rose to positions of Power…

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