Since May, various Western media outlets have faced criticism from academics and journalists over the recent coverage on Palestine. Experts say rigidity in newsrooms has contributed to biased coverage.
During an interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this year, Meghan Markle said she experienced unfair treatment from the royal family and UK tabloids. Public outrage after the interview has fueled calls for abolishing the monarchy.
Chinese officials banned BBC World News on Feb. 12, a week after the U.K. pulled the license of state-owned broadcaster CGTN, in response to reporting on China’s early handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and human rights abuses in Xinjiang.