BBC claims correction to radio reports but inaccuracy remains

As was noted here last week, two audio reports broadcast on BBC World Service radio and BBC Radio 4 on February 3rd inaccurately described Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital city. BBC Watch pointed out that error to the journalist concerned.

Harcombe corrections

However, at the time of writing both those audio reports remain available online – here and here – without any correction having been made.

That of course means that not only were listeners to the reports at the original time of broadcast not provided with a correction to the inaccuracy but anyone else listening to either of those two reports for as long as they remain available online will likewise be misled.

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