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The Only 2 Things You Need to Know About Osama Bin Laden and Israel

There are only two things you need to know about Osam bin Laden and Israel.

May 2, 2011 12:30 By :

Dominic Waghorn’s Evil Twin Reporting From Syria

Sky News has twin reporters in Syria named Dominic Waghorn. The Good Waghorn says there’s a double-standard in the way the world treats Israel and Syria: If these were Israeli tanks and troops...

May 1, 2011 22:42 By :

Big Media and a Mea Culpa’s Meaning

I have to wonder if the Western journos who cite anonymous Israeli sources quoted in the Israeli media bother to reflect on the pundits they draw their inspiration from. After all, if a columnist is quoting...

May 1, 2011 17:47 By :

When Mideast Journalists are Forced to Keep the News to Themselves

When you intimidate journalists enough, Big Media will learn to suppress the news on their own. As we learned from CNN’s Eason Jordan, “access” is more important than “honesty.”...

May 1, 2011 8:30 By :

5 Myths of Palestinian Unity

Five myths about Palestinian unity to watch for in the media.

April 28, 2011 9:33 By :

BBC Part of an Al-Qaida “Propaganda Media Network?” (Part 2)

Don’t get too excited by the Daily Telegraph allegations that someone working for the BBC may be part of an Al-Qaida “propaganda media network.” The Telegraph raised the issue after...

April 27, 2011 17:12 By :

Why Was the Gaza Flotilla Postponed?

Choose the best answer. The real reason the IHH postponed its Gaza flotilla is because: A) The IHH doesn’t want controversy disrupting Turkey’s June 12 parliamentary elections. B) Macho Islamists...

April 27, 2011 10:34 By :

BBC Part of an Al-Qaida “Propaganda Media Network?”

WikiLeaks files obtained by the Daily Telegraph indicate that someone in the BBC World Service may have been part of an Al-Qaida “propaganda media network.” A telephone number found in several...

April 26, 2011 12:54 By :

Assessing Weekend Coverage

• Two Palestinians, Amjad Awad, 19, and Hakim Awad 18, have confessed to brutally murdering the Fogel family. Haaretz reports that six other people from the Palestinian village of Awarta were arrested...

April 17, 2011 18:28 By :

Neil MacDonald, What’s the Israel Connection?

To expand on a story, journalists will sometimes tie in an extraneous item into a report. It might be a line mentioned in passing by an interviewee, or a throwaway line by the reporter himself. When done...

April 17, 2011 8:20 By :