Hamas Hugging Rachel Smalley has been spanked by the Broadcasting Standards Authority for making up claims about Israel in her mad rant on her show earlier in the year.
During KPMG Early Edition, the host read out an opinion piece criticising Israelâs actions in the Israel-Hamas conflict. She referred to a recent bombing of a UN school which âkilled everyone insideâ. The Authority upheld the complaint that this was inaccurate, as in fact 16 out of 3,300 people sheltering in the school were killed. It did not uphold the complaint other statements were inaccurate, as they were clearly the hostâs opinion. The Authority did not make any order, as publication of this decision is sufficient to correct the error.
 Â The third statement however, and specifically the hostâs assertion that the bombing of the UN school âkilled every civilian insideâ, was in our view a material point of fact. Unlike her other statements, this claim related to a specific incident and was capable of being assessed as factually accurate or inaccurate. Â Read more »