Tag Archive for NRK

QED NRK

NRK has its knickers in a twist over the Auditor General’s decision to audit the national (taxpayer-funded) broadcasting corporation routines and controls to ensure compliance with its ethical standards. Even though it is painfully obvious to everyone except the editorial…

Reindeer might be kosher

An NRK article suggests that reindeer-meat might be kosher. The NRK article “This might be Jewish kosher-food“, by journalist Kenneth Hætta, deals with whether reindeer-meat might be appropriate for the international kosher-foods market. The primary source for the article is…

NRK: ‘Has mapped anti-Semitism in schools’

State broadcaster NRK reports that anti-Semitism in the schools has been surveyed. The article is titled “Has mapped anti-semitism in schools” , by NRK  Østlandssendingen, journalists Øystein Solvang /Andrea Melby. Summary: This article links to a video. After the NRK revealed extensive anti-Semitism…

NRK: Jerusalem of no Jewish significance

NRK featured a short article about Jerusalem Day, noting that 40,000 turned out in parades to commemorate, as NRK put it, the “conquest of East Jerusalem.” NRK helpfully points out that East Jerusalem primarily “houses” Palestinians. In fact, Yom Yerushalayim…

Sidsel Wold lets it rip

Sidsel Wold is triumphant these days. After her jury nullification acquittal by the Broadcasting Council and a flurry of awards and nominations, she obviously feels she can let loose on the home stretch. Her latest rant is an attempt at…

Public hearing: NRK rejects all charges of bias

In a public hearing today Kringkastningsrådet (Broadcasting council) rejected Israel’s charges of NRK bias. This is a highly unfortunate turn of events. Israel had a strong case, and Cecilie Hellestveit presented some very poignant observations on NRK which Kringkastningsrådet seems…

Today: public hearing on Israel vs. NRK

Israel claims state broadcaster NRK’s coverage of the Middle East is an ongoing journalistic failure. Today NRK hosts a public hearing on the matter. For a few examples of what Israel’s case is based upon, see this post. Regarding the public…

Coming: public hearing NRK vs Israel

Israel claims state broadcaster NRK’s coverage of the Middle East is an ongoing journalistic failure. On April 28th NRK hosts a public hearing on the matter. For a few examples of what Israel’s case is based upon, see this post.…

NRK, Labor, same hasbara

NRK seldom, if ever, raises questions over the red-green coalition government’s Middle-East policies. It appears that if Labor wants it, that’s just fine for NRK. While an array of Norwegian media channels are reporting on the Lieberman/citizenship story, not a…

When Norway goes to war…

The psyche of the Norwegian establishment does not allow for grey zones: it’s either good or bad, black or white. In the NRK article above, the heading reads: “Norwegian planes have bombed tanks in Libya – The purpose was not…