Tag Archive for Sidsel Wold

Sidsel Wold, never to be confused by facts

As expected, there is a lot of praise for Günter Grass’s missive in rhyme against Israel’s imagined plans to annihilate Iran with a pre-emptive nuclear strike. One interesting perspective comes from Sidsel Wold, for several years the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s…

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…

Sidsel Wold, victim du jour

Nobody has the right to harass or abuse Sidsel Wold (or anyone else). And anyone who does is doing a disservice to the legitimate criticism she (and anyone else) deserves. It’s not just a matter of civility, it’s a matter of constructive…

Dishonest Reporter Award: Sidsel Wold

Dishonest Reporter Award 2010 lists NRK (State broadcasting authority) journalist Sidsel Wold among “other dishonorable mentions”, for “haranguing Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld during an interview, compelling the Israeli professor to fisk his own interview“. In more general terms, recognition for the most…

Misleading reporting from NRK’s Sidsel Wold

The screenshot above is from an article by journalist Sidsel Wold, the State Broadcasting Authority(NRK)’s foreign correspondent to Israel. The subheading makes the following erroneous claim: “For the first time an Israeli politician has received lifeguards for protection against other…

NRK’s Sidsel Wold uses apartheid-rhetoric

Sidsel Wold is NRK’s correspondent to the Middle East, which for all practical purposes means Israel. In the article “Taboo Jew-conflict rises to surface” (Tabaulagt jødekonflikt til overflaten) Wold writes: Like apartheid – This is very sad. It reminds me…

NRKgate: a summary of the Sidsel Wold affair

Finnish Tundra Tabloids suggests that with Norwegian State Broadcaster NRK’s interview with Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld, we are seeing a media-scandal of proportions deserving of the term “NRKgate”. In the post Is NRK biased against Israel, we found that the…

Journalists ignore Sidsel Wold scandal

April 30th: Editor of Norge.IDAG Bjarte Ystebø points out how Norwegian journalists in the mainstream media are disregarding how NRK’s correspondent to Jerusalem, Sidsel Wold, appears to have fabricated an interview with Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld. This is particularly evident…

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,…

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…