Guest poster Brenda Yablon argues that Nicholas Kristof’s report from Gaza for the New York Times is sloppy, lazy journalism.
Blankfeld Award winner Elijah Granet congratulates student BDS activists for openly demonstrating the idiocy of anti-Israel divestment campaigns on campus.
Forbes journalist Richard Behar rips apart the Associated Press for its report on Gazan civilian casualties from Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. Her blog is Framing Israel. In the post-modern university where, at least in the social sciences and humanities, facts are no longer, well, factual, the country of Israel fares badly. Rather than information about the actual country, an abstract idea of…
The Jerusalem synagogue terror attack illustrates the systemic distortions through which the media view Israel.
This critique was written by Cherryl Smith, PhD, professor emerita of rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. Her blog is Framing Israel Where is the Hamas offensive? We get constant news of the “Israeli offensive” and the “Gaza offensive” but both refer to action by Israel. What about the Hamas offensive? This phrase…
This critique was written by Emily Gian, the Zionist Federation of Australia’s director of media advocacy. UPDATE August 4: The Sydney Morning Herald apologized for the cartoon illustrating Mike Carlton’s column. * * * Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer was in the news last week after telling a CNN interviewer that its…
An analysis of Gaza’s casualty figures brings into question the number of Palestinian civilians killed in Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
Oliver Lovat asks us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what is being said, by whom and why, while sipping on an ice cold Coke.
Cherryl Smith opines that the media is portraying Israel as the neighborhood bully in its coverage of Operation Protective Edge.