Tag Archive for NRK

NRKgate: complaint letter to Hans-Tore Bjerkaas

This post is related to the controversy surrounding the interview NRK’s Sidsel Wold made with Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld: Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 18:07:03 +0300 To: info@nrk.no From: Manfred Gerstenfeld <manfredg@netvision.net.il> Subject: attention Mr. Hans-Tore Bjerkaas, complaint COMPLAINT AGAINST SIDSEL…

NRK on ‘wanted’ Olmert

Olmert is under investigation for corruption. Norwegian journalists Laila Ø. Bakken and Sidsel Wold are following the case closely. From the comfort and safety and the hotel bars in Jerusalem. Somalia? No, they are not going to Somalia. Sudan? No,…

Is NRK biased against Israel?

NRK’s Sidsel Wold recently had an interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld, who has written extensively on anti-Semitism in Norway. During the interview however, Wold answered her questions herself and Gerstenfeld was hardly allowed to speak. Finnish Tundra Tabloids suggests that with…

NRK-gate: Communication breakdown

Finnish Tundra Tabloids has referred to Sidsel Wold’s interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld, where the former answers her own questions and the latter only gets to speak for twenty seconds, as a”spike in high profile instances of ridiculous journalistic tomfoolery“. This is…

Does Sidsel Wold prove Gerstenfeld right?

Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld has written extensively on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the Nordic countries. He suggests that we have not really got a level playing-field up here, and that arguments explaining Israel’s actions are obfuscated or ignored while the…

Manfred Gerstenfeld writes to Sidsel Wold

Late in March, NRK’s Sidsel Wold was to interview Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld. Whatever transpired during that interview will however never be known, as the misfortunate Sidsel Wold went and lost the tape on which it was recorded. She managed…

Transcript: Sidsel Wold on Manfred Gerstenfeld

In 2008 Manfred Gerstenfeld edited “Behind the Humanitarian Mask”, a book on anti-Semitism in the Nordic countries. After an interview with a Norwegian journalist he was misquoted throughout the Scandinavian peninsula and subsequently ridiculed and demonized. Last week, he published…