The ECAJ makes its submission to government inquiry investigating ABC and SBS complaints procedures

November 19, 2021 by  
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The inquiry instigated by Senator Andrew Bragg will investigate the procedures ABC and SBS use to deal with complaints. Read more

Inquiry to ABC/SBS complaints procedure

November 15, 2021 by  
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The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council has welcomed the Senate Inquiry set up to examine the way both the ABC and SBS deal with complaints from the public. Read more

Q&A, ABC, AIJAC: complaint lodged

June 21, 2021 by  
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The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has recently lodged a complaint with the ABC’s in-house complaints body regarding the 27 May 2021 episode of Q&A covering the cessation of fighting between Hamas and Israel. Read more

ECAJ Gaza complaint upheld

April 5, 2019 by  
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The ABC has upheld a complaint made by the ECAJ that the headline of an ABC online story about Gaza was ‘misleading’. Read more

ABC only looks at one side of Lebanese border wall

November 27, 2018 by  
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Australia’s national broadcaster ABC News has reported from the Lebanese border where Israel is constructing a security wall. Read more

ABC News admits “human error” wiped Israel from map

November 13, 2017 by  
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ABC News has belatedly admitted that “human error” caused Israel to be wiped from the following map… Read more

ABC clarifies Rabbi Yosef Feldman’s evidence

November 6, 2017 by  
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ABC has published in its Corrections and Clarification despatch that the broadcaster accepts Rabbi Feldman was aware it is illegal for an adult to touch a child’s genitals. Read more

Danby stands his ground

October 8, 2017 by  
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Melbourne Labor MP Michael Danby is sticking by his advertisements in the Jewish media criticising ABC correspondent Sophie McNeill’s reporting in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more

“50 Years of Aggression”: ABC Abandons Objectivity

June 22, 2017 by  
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Australian ABC Radio National’s Counterpoint program broadcast on June 19 featured an interview with Professor Amin Saikal, the Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University. Read more

Pesach recipes: a link to the past

March 24, 2015 by  
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Does memory have a taste? Anyone who has tried to replicate their favourite family dishes without a recipe will tell you it does. Read more

Should the ABC have given advocacy journalist Sophie McNeill the keys to its Jerusalem bureau?…asks Ahron Shapiro

March 15, 2015 by  
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There are serious questions that must be raised about whether Sophie McNeill, who has recently been appointed the ABC’s exclusive Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent, can comply with the obligations contained in ABC’s Code of Practice. Read more

Danby on Denmark…and Margolyes

March 6, 2015 by  
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Federal Labor MP Michael Danby has told the Australian Parliament about the events which led to the death of Jewish security guard Dan Uzan…and criticised actress Miriam Margolyes for her comments on ABC. Read more

From five years ago

December 16, 2014 by  
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ABC’s Religion broadcaster, Rachael Kohn, questioned how Sheik Haron has been allowed to proliferate his own brand of extremism for so long…in 2009. Read more

Geraldine Doogue talks with Nadav Schulman

December 10, 2014 by  
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Nadav Schirman made the the film “The Green Prince” telling the story of Mosab Hassan Yousef who wrote the book “Son of Hamas”. Read more

Geraldine Doogue, Akiva Eldar and John Lyons

December 9, 2014 by  
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Geraldine Doogue interviewed Akiva Elder [Haaretz] and John Lyons [The Australian] on ABC radio…watch the interview. Read more

Stone Cold Justice – NIF Australia has its say

February 11, 2014 by  
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Following the broadcast last night of the ABC Four Corners programme “Stone Cold Justice”, Robin Margo S.C., president of NIF Australia, said: “The application of military justice to Palestinian juveniles in the West Bank has long been of concern to Israeli NGOs.  And the Israeli Government, to its credit, accepts that raising such concerns is a proper function of its national human rights organisations.” Read more

Ahead of Four Corners

February 10, 2014 by  
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Tonight, ABC-TV’s Four Corners will  broadcast a program highlighting the exposure of Palestinian children living in the West Bank to Israeli military law whilst their offending  Israeli counterparts are dealt with under Israeli civil law. Honest Reporting has something to say on The Australian’s reports on the issue….the  Australian paper’s John Lyons collaborated with the ABC. Read more

Mandy Patinkin interviewed by ABC

December 4, 2013 by  
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ABC’s Radio National recently interviewed Homeland star Mandy Patinkin. Watch Homeland’s Saul Berenson’s alter ego being interviewed by RN Drive’s Julian Morrow. Read more

The funny side of the ABC

April 26, 2013 by  
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Rick Kalowski, a former lawyer turned award-winning TV creator/writer/producer, has today been appointed ABC TV’s Head of Comedy. Read more

ABC and ADC see things differently

April 11, 2013 by  
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Dr Dvir Abramovich, chairperson of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, has criticised the Australian Broadcasting Commission for dismissing the ADC’s recent complaint about a song played on  ABC Classic FM’s ‘Midday’ program on 25 February. Read more

On air with Jon Faine

January 24, 2013 by  
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The Prime Minister was questioned on the Israeli election by ABC’s Jon Faine. J-Wire publishes the transcript. Read more

An unbalanced Philip Adams on your ABC

March 28, 2010 by  
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ABC’s Late Night Live has given air space to Shlomo Sand author of the controversial book ‘The Invention of the Jewish People’….with no attempt to balance the topic.

J-Wire adds equilibrium courtesy of The Times. Read more

AUJS denies ABC Sought Liberal Jewish Students for Q&A

February 24, 2009 by  
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In a bid to have a balanced audience for its Q&A TV panel program, the Sydney Morning Herald has claimed that th ABC approached the Australian Union of Jewish Students. Read more