Anger as Good Morning Britain Posts Survey on Boycotting Eurovision in Israel

Chronicle-UK) Good Morning Britain has deleted a Twitter poll that asked whether Britain should boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel. The poll was published on Thursday and deleted on Friday. Talent agent Jonathan Shalit said he rang GMB editor Neil Thompson who "immediately responded very positively, totally understanding the negative and bias inferences of such a question." Responding to the poll before it was deleted, researcher David Collier wrote: "Disgraceful. Currently, in anti-Semitic groups across the web, a 'call to action' has gone out on this. Twitter handles, faceless, anonymous, get to legitimize their hate by voting 'yes.'...How stupid can you be?" After it was deleted, he wrote: "Will media outlets please get the message. BDS isn't about Palestinian rights nor settlements. It is a call to destroy Israel." (Jewish

2019-02-11 00:00:00

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