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Media Watch, 1
Monday, November 08, 2004
Many are no doubt weeping at the slow demise of Yasser Arafat, but why is the BBC among them?
Perhaps reporter Barbara Plett can explain.
She said: "When the helicopter carrying the frail old man rose above his ruined compound, I started to cry . . . without warning." Almost as a footnote, she later admitted that an "ambivalence towards violence" was one of his failings.Perhaps it's one of Great-Aunt Beeb's, too.