This Day in Jewish History 1943: BBC Chief Orders Workers to Soft-pedal Nazi Persecution of Jews

The BBC downplayed the Holocaust beyond the end: Even with a reporter in Bergen-Belsen, it wouldn't air his reports until they were 'confirmed' by the printed press.

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On November 18, 1943, the head of the BBC warned employees not to broadcast anything that might be designed “to correct the undoubted anti-Semitic feeling which is held very largely throughout the country.”