It is incredibly rare that the BBC ever admits that one of their reports on Douma in Syria failed to meet the Corporation’s editorial standards for accuracy by reporting false claims…
Blink and you’d have missed this admission, but we didn’t, and it adds to a volley of misreporting that has dogged journalism and peace in the Middle East for decades.
Ross Ashcroft is joined by political scientist Dr. Piers Robinson and journalist Vanessa Beeley to discuss the crumbling narrative around the alleged Douma chemical attack.
Vanessa Beeley is an independent investigative journalist and photographer. She is associate editor at 21st Century Wire.