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BBC spent £350,000 on legal battle to keep report on its 'biased' Middle East coverage secret

 
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BBC spent £350,000 on legal battle to keep report on its 'biased' Middle East coverage secret
Just another example of MSM corruption that "really" goes on. People call me crazy when i try and tell them to be very careful in what you believe when getting news from MSM sources ..but this is just another example of what really goes on.

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The BBC has been accused of a cover-up after spending almost £350,000 on a legal battle to suppress an internal report about bias in its Middle East coverage.

A seven-year campaign to gain access to the 2004 document, which examined the corporation’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ended in defeat yesterday after the Supreme Court ruled it could remain secret.

Lawyer Steven Sugar, who passed away last year, made a Freedom of Information request in 2005 for disclosure of the 20,000-word Balen Report.
Report: The case centres around an investigation into claims of bias in BBC coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The BBC has won the right not to publish the report (file picture)

Report: The case centres around an investigation into claims of bias in BBC coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The BBC has won the right not to publish the report (file picture)

But the corporation argued it was exempt from revealing information it held for the purposes of ‘journalism, art or literature’.

After years of courtroom battles and Mr Sugar’s death, his widow Fiona Paveley continued on his behalf
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