Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Robert Fisk persona non grata on BBC Worldservice

A fluent speaker of Arabic, based in Beirut for almost three decades, the British journalist Robert Fisk is, apparently, persona non grata on the BBC Worldservice.

That's amazing. Fisk is one of the foremost experts on Middle East politics, and has met most anyone who is anyone in the region. But the BBC Worldservice won't use him.

Dan Damon of the BBC explains why (scroll down): BBC Worldservice

What BBC Worldservice listeners are missing, Robert Fisk: Wikipedia

Robert Fisk, The Conquest of the Middle East:
part 1: youtube
part 2: youtube
part 3: youtube
part 4: youtube