BBC Sport ‘overlooks’ BDS linked agitprop in Glasgow

Cross-posted from BBC WatchCeltic match

Sky News’ reporter noticed them. So did journalists from the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Mirror and numerous other media organisations.  In fact, one might well have concluded that only BBC Sport failed to spot the Palestinian flags which were part of a pre-planned political provocation at the Champion’s League match between Celtic and Hapoel Be’er Sheva in Glasgow on August 17th.

In its three separate reports on the match – herehere and here – BBC Sport apparently did not find the breach of UEFA rules by a group of Celtic fans and the potential punishment of the football club worthy of mention.

Read the rest of this post at BBC Watch. 

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