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Nn/Today: Peers condemn Corbyn

yesterday evening (tuesday 16th), 12.38-12.40am, on bbc 2 tv, and this morning (wednesday 17th), 6.09-6.10am and 8.03-8.04am, on bbc radio 4 

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) and today (presented by john humphrys) include …

“Around a third of Labour peers have put their name to an advert in today’s Guardian, accusing Jeremy Corbyn of having failed the test of leadership. More than 60 of them say he has yet to accept responsiblity for allowing anti-semitism to grow in the party.”

including contributions from  …

• journalist tim montgomerie

• bbc reporter chris mason 

(see also https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jul/16/tom-watson-backs-labour-motion-auto-exclude-racism)

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Newsnight: Watson or Corbyn?

yesterday evening (thursday 11th), 10.44-10.59pm, 11.08-11.09pm, and 11.10-11.11pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

Anti-semitism is tearing Labour apart, can anyone put the party back together again?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick watt

tom watson mp

andrew gwynne mp

jenny manson of jewish voice for labour

louise ellman mp

john mcternan, former adviser to tony blair 

• journalist dawn foster 

• journalist nicola bartlett 

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Newsnight: Triesman on Corbyn

yesterday evening (tuesday 9th), 10.30-10.43pm and 11.05-11.11pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis leads with …

The former Labour General Secretary resigns the whip … that it is institutionally anti-semitic, that its leadership is incapable of dealing with issues of anti-semitism, and has no intention of doing so.“

“If you look at event after event after event, my challenge is: any one of them, has he made the right call on it? – and the answer is not once, never.”

Its leader, and his circle, are anti-semitic, never having once made the right judgment call … he either is indifferent to the problem or he’s part of the problem.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick watt 

lord triesman

tom watson mp

• journalist stephen bush, new statesman

faiza shaheen, corbyn defender

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6ocn/Twt/Newsnight: Williamson let off

this evening (wednesday 26th), 6.09-6.10pm, 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The MP for Derby North, Chris Williamson, has been allowed back into the Labour Party after an investigation into comments he made about the Party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

• bbc reporter chris mason

ruth smeeth mp

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PM/6ocn: Judith Kerr dies

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.53-5.58pm, and 6.16-6.19pm, on bbc radio 4

pm, and six o’clock news, include …

“The author and illustrator Judith Kerr, whose most famous work The Tiger Who Came To Tea has been enjoyed by generations of children, has died at the age of 95.” 

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter julian worricker

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• author philip pullman 

• author matt haig 

• bbc presenter emily maitlis

• author frank cottrell-boyce

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• author michael rosen

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/jewish-childrens-book-author-judith-kerr-dies-at-95/)

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Newsnight: Corbyn praises book

yesterday evening (tuesday 30th), 11.08-11.10pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis includes …

Daniel Finkelstein’s piece in The Times tomorrow: this raises the spectre of anti-semitism within Labour, particularly pointing at Jeremy Corbyn, and the title is Corbyn’s praise for deeply anti-semitic book.”

including discussion with …

• journalist sam lister

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Newsnight: Self-determination law

yesterday evening (wednesday 19th), 10.55-11.03pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

“But lately, Israel’s prime minster Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused of shredding that founding value. During the summer, the Israeli parliament passed the Nation State law, a declaration of the country’s Jewish character, as much hailed by nationalists as derided by Israel’s Arab minority.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• lawyer ilan vaaknin, mayoral candidate, afula
ghayadad zoab, landowner, afula
• writer a b yehoshua, “veteran of the left”
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