‘But the BBC made a rare breach of an agreement dating back to 1963 when it announced it would not give free airtime to the (Gaza aid) appeal. (…) The BBC (…) said it did not want to risk public confidence in its impartiality.’
The BBC? Impartial? On the Middle East? Hahaha…. As BBC founder Lord Reith famously wrote: ‘They know they can expect us not to be really impartial’.
Update: ITV and Channel 4 will air the ad, and 2000 people demonstrated outside the BBC building, reports… the BBC.