Thursday, May 14, 2009

BBC parrots Tiger proparganda without checking

by H. L. D. Mahindapala

(TI)Tamil protesters holding placards take part in a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

Believe it or not, BBC has a set new standard in reporting stories which they admit cannot be confirmed, verified or reveal from where and when they originated. .
The hourly news bulletins of Monday 11, 2009 ran pictures of a house burning along with the wreckage of bus in No Fire Zone which it’s Colombo-based reporter Damian Grammaticus said was sent by a "Tamil pressure group purported to be within the (No Fire) zone and claims to be the aftermath of shelling on Sunday (May 10, 2009). " (See bbc.com/news (video) — Monday May 11, 2009). Full text