CBC’s Evan Solomon no match for Palestinian spokesperson in televised interview

Citizen Action Monitor

Solomon’s scripted attempts to control the interview were embarrassing to watch

No 690 Posted by fw, March 11, 2013

On March 7, on the CBC’s Power Politics program, host Evan Solomon tried desperately to pin down Afif Safieh, the Ambassador of the Palestinian Diplomatic Corps. I don’t know what others thought of the exchange, but as a Canadian, I was embarrassed by Solomon’s biased line of questioning.

Below is my transcript of the 12-minute televised interview. The transcript includes my observations and references blocked off in this format ***** [comment in parentheses] *****.

Unfortunately, the CBC video is not available for embedding in this post. However, it can be viewed on CBC by clicking on the linked title below.

Baird’s warning for Palestinians: Palestinian Aid in Question, CBC, Power Politics, Evan Solomon interviews Afif Safieh, March 7, 2013


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