Ninth BBC report on ME TV reality shows in sixteen days

BBC Watch

Having already been treated to Yolande Knell’s filmed report on the subject of the Palestinian reality TV show entitled ‘The President’, BBC audiences could also read the written version, which appeared in the ‘Features & Analysis’ section of the BBC News website’s Middle East page.

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'The President' show written

Knell fails to add any significant context to her written version of the report, making use of sound bites such as:

“In real life the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, has to contend with a financial crisis, internal political divisions and stalled peace talks with Israel.

Twenty years after the Oslo peace accords were signed there is still not an independent Palestinian state.”

Once again Knell mentions the fact that the Palestinian people have not been able to properly exercise their democratic right to vote for their leaders, but her focus on the seven year-old Hamas/PA rift as an explanation for that fails to give…

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