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Newsnight: Corbyn at risk?

yesterday evening (tuesday 5th), 10.32-10.42am, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark leads with …

Is Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership at risk of becoming in serious jeopardy because of the ongoing anti-semitism crisis rocking the top of the Labour Party? It was another torrid day for the Labour leader, beginning with the Labour MP Margaret Hodge’s claims that she’d been misled over assurances that his office was not involved in any disciplinary process over allegations of anti-semitism …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
margaret hodge mp
ivor caplin, chair, jewish labour movement
jenny manson, co-chair, jewish voice for labour
lord levy
(more…)

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Newsnight: Williamson suspended

yesterday evening (wednesday 27th), 10.54-11.08pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

“The issue of anti-semitism has led to a Labour MP and close Corbyn ally being suspended from the party this evening.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
jeremy corbyn mp
margaret hodge mp
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour
bill esterson mp
• journalist jack blanchard
(more…)

Newsnight: Ian Austin speaks

yesterday evening (friday 22nd), 10.34-10.39pm, on bbc 2 tv (partly repeated 12.06-12.08am on midnight news on bbc radio 4)
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

“Former Labour MP Ian Austin on Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism.”

including interview with …
ian austin mp
(more…)

Twt/Newsnight: Joan Ryan quits

this evening (tuesday 19th), 10.30-10.32pm on bbc radio 4, and 10.59-11.16pm on bbc 2 tv
the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) and newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) include …

“An eighth Labour MP, Joan Ryan, has announced that she is quitting the party, and will join the independent group in the House of Commons. It seems that anti-semitism is the major reason.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
chris williamson mp
(more…)

Newsnight: Carry on regardless?

yesterday evening (monday 18th), 10.46-11.07pm, and 11.23-11.28pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) leads with …

“After seven Labour MPs resign the whip to sit as independents, Kirsty Wark asks if the UK is witnessing the beginnings of a new political force, and whether Jeremy Corbyn will respond to the challenge or carry on regardless?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
luciana berger mp
mike gapes mp
angela smith mp
chuka umunna mp
gavin shuker mp
john mcdonnell mp
ian murray mp
angela rayner mp
siobhain mcdonagh mp
chris leslie mp
lloyd russell-moyle mp
• journalist matthew parris
(more…)

Newsnight: Corbyn and anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 10.50-10.52pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

Did Jeremy Corbyn do enough on anti-semitism to put an end to it within his party?”

including contributions from …
• journalist polly toynbee
• journalist paul mason “We are not going to sell arms to a county which shoots down innocent civilians as policy.”
(more…)

Building walls

the bbc devotes about one-third of this programme about walls to the israeli security barrier, of course continually referring to it as a wall, and enabling one guest to say …
(Garett Carr, 0:21:23) “They want to see what the Israelis have built, because that’s a real bloody wall, good enough for Banksy to have to do the ones that he does with it, with the marvellous graffiti.”

this morning (monday 27th), 9.00-9,45am, on bbc radio 4
‘build that wall’: barriers and crossings (in the start the week series) (presented by kirsty wark)

Kirsty Wark explores what it means to live either side of a wall, and whether barriers are built to repel or protect. …
Israel has been building its own separation barrier since the turn of the century, but Dorit Rabinyan is more interested in psychological barriers that drive Palestinians and Israelis apart.”

including contributions from …
dorit rabinyan, author of all the rivers (gader chaya), a love story between a Jewish Israeli woman and a Palestinian man
• map-maker garrett carr
• historian tom holland (more…)

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