2012 Top Posts

10. CBS 60 Minutes: An Unholy Attack on Israel

Although 60 Minutes enjoys a strong reputation for hard-hitting journalism, it doesn’t always live up to its lofty status. It’s report on the flight of Christians in the holy land was a case-in-point....

January 3, 2013 15:47 By :

9. Communique – Top Five Media Fails of Gaza War

Like all Arab-Israeli conflicts, the battle for hearts and minds in Operation Pillar of Defense took place alongside the military battle. Of course, it also included a numerous cases of false or distorted...

January 3, 2013 15:31 By :

8. Communique – Israel Made Me Beat My Wife

In some quarters, Israel can do no right, and the Palestinians can do no wrong. So we shouldn’t be surprised when The Guardian blames Israel for domestic abuse in Palestinian society: “Before the...

January 3, 2013 15:15 By :

7. Video – How to Fake an Anti-Israel News Photo

Click this image to view Photo bias has been one of the worst areas of media bias in recent years. While the number of images that have been distorted through photoshop have dropped in recent years, there...

January 3, 2013 15:01 By :

6. Communique – Gaza Child Killed by Hamas

Palestinian propagandists have never been shy about parading their dead, especially when the dead are children. But during Operation Pillar of Defense, the propagandists took it to a whole new level. One...

January 3, 2013 14:30 By :

5. Petition – UN False Photo Employee Must Go

One of the worse media offenses of the first half of 2012 was committed not by a member of the press but by an employee of the UN Office foir Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).  When violence...

January 3, 2013 13:58 By :

4. Slideshow – Why You Should Care About Iran

Click on this image to view HonestReporting created a number of slideshows in 2012, and the one explaining the threat of Iran was the most popular. But instead of focusing on Iran’s military threat...

January 3, 2013 13:46 By :

3. Video – Searching for Israel’s Capital

The Guardian got our attention, first by referring to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city, then again by issuing a prompt correction, along with a statement declaring Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital....

January 3, 2013 13:19 By :

2. Video – al-Dura: What Really Happened

Our oldest video, originally posted five years ago as background on the controversial al-Dura case, drew more viewers in 2012 than almost everything we did last year. Of course, it’s as relevant...

January 3, 2013 12:27 By :

1. Video – Exposed: Pallywood Returns to Gaza

The most popular piece of content from HonestReporting in 2012 may have been the most important. The video depicted footage of a Palestinian man apparently hurt in Israel’s Pillar of Defense operation...

January 3, 2013 11:36 By :