Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. She writes at Framing Israel. The substance of what’s wrong with the Iran deal (see here and here) can also be found in the uses and abuses of language surrounding the deal. It is hard to reconcile that the leaders of…
Elder of Ziyon examines Don Melvin’s disingenuous explanation for his biased reporting on CNN.
Blankfeld Award winner Elijah Granet argues that Jewish students pushing anti-Semitism resolutions on campus are unwittingly giving cover for BDS activity.
Sophie McNeill has a history of anti-Israel bias. So why has she been appointed Australian ABC’s Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent?
The following critique by Richard Behar and Gary Weiss can be read in its entirety in the New York Observer. On February 13, 2015, the Associated Press published and distributed an article that stirred the conscience of the world. It gave its many readers—“AP news content is seen by half the world’s population,” according to the…
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.