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BBC’s Newsnight says Jerusalem is ‘Israel’s capital’

Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel. All journalists and news organisations should know this basic fact. The BBC, apparently, doesn’t. On 14th October, the BBC’s nightly current affairs programme ‘Newsnight’ wrongly referred to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Reporting from East Jerusalem, the BBC’s Diplomatic Editor, Mark Urban, said: ‚ÄúThis evening, there were …