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Posts tagged ‘Newsnight’

Corbyn v Johnson

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc 1 tv (partly repeated 10.31-10.32pm on newsnight on bbc 2 tv)

prime ministerial debate (chaired by nick robinson) includes …

“[NR] Jeremy Corbyn, it is extraordinary isn’t it that the leader of a religious community has to warn people about you and your party?”

“[NR] What Jewish members of the Labour Party say is if this was black or asian people who were victims of racism, you would listen to them but when Jews say that your party under your leadership is infected with anti-Jewish hatred, you say no no I know better?

“[BJ] His unwillingness to take a stand, to stand up for Jewish people in the Labour Party, his unwillingnes to protect them, to put an arm round them, is in my view a failure of leadership.”

including contributions from …

jeremy corbyn

boris johnson

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Nn: No Corbyn apology

yesterday evening (tuesday 26th), 10.31-10.17pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

“The story that is now dominating the election campaign: unprecedented interventions by religious leaders over Jeremy Corbyn’s fitness to govern.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nicholas watt

trevor phillips, ehrc chair 2003-2012

naz shah mp

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Nn: Mirvis intervenes

yesterday evening (monday 25th), 10.42-10.43pm, on bbc 2 tv 

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

“A powerful intervention by Ephraim Mirivs about what he regards as the dangers of a Labour government, He lays out a charge sheet against the current leadership of the party.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter nicholas watt

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Nn: Aitchison on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.58-11.00pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“I asked her about previous comments from her fellow Labour candidate Zarah Sultana, that she would celebrate the deaths of Tony Blair and Benjamin Netanyahu.”

including interview with …

• labour candidate and former militant member jane aitchison

(see also https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/latest-news/yorkshire-labour-candidate-apologises-for-calling-waitrose-shoppers-scum-1-9113541)

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Nn: Reynolds on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-10.50pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“How on earth can John McDonnell say that everything that the Jewish community wanted to be done has been done if that is the Jewish community telling its newspaper how it feels?

including interview with …

jonathan reynolds mp

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Nn: Shuker on antisemitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 6th), 10.40-10.41pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

People have chosen to look another way on Corbyn’s very real failings in order to get what you and I would both want, but which I’m not willing to pay the price for in terms of chucking the Jews under the bus for example.”

including contribution from …

gavin shuker mp 

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Nn: Exit polls

yesterday evening (tuesday 17th), 11.01-11.08pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

Who will win Israel’s election?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter gabriel gatehouse 

• journalist tal schneider 

• journalist anshel pfeffer 

hady amr, former us deputy special envoy for israeli-palestinian negotiations

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