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BBC: Coverage of Fogel Family Massacre Was Weak, But . . .

The BBC conceded its Itamar massacre coverage was lousy. The Jewish Chronicle writes: In her response Ms Boaden said: “I agree with you that the significant nature of this murder of an entire family...

April 3, 2011 11:52 By :

4 Thoughts On Goldstone’s “Mea Culpa”

  Four thoughts Judge Richard Goldstone’s  mea culpa. His Washington Post chest-beating is weak, but still has significance: 1. Goldstone’s clearly backtracking. If he wanted to laud...

April 3, 2011 10:34 By :

Does Israel Really Prefer Assad?

The problem: You’re an Israeli government official watching the Syrian uprising. Bashar Assad, the devil you know next door, is in big, big, trouble. And as Syria burns,  reporters from the Associated...

March 30, 2011 16:16 By :

Louise Bagshawe: Still Waiting For BBC Reply on Fogel Failures

It’s been a few days since Louise Bagshawe asked in the pages of the Daily Telegraph if the BBC really cared about the slaughter of the Fogel family. Certainly ample time for Beeb executives to...

March 28, 2011 20:55 By :

Why Are AFP and Yahoo News Recycling An Old Photo?

Take a good look at the photo, the caption and the date, then ask yourself: What am I looking at? And what is this soldier looking at? The caption was certainly strange: The image isn’t dated, but...

March 28, 2011 13:18 By :

Pro-Israel Blog-Off: First Quarter Final

The quarter final of the 2011 Pro-Israel Blog-Off’s underway at IsraellyCool. This match pits submissions by Elder of Ziyon and 7 Agorot. Check out their submissions and vote for your favorite. HonestReporting’s...

March 28, 2011 11:32 By :

March 27 Blogging

• Time meets some Gaza protest leaders who went underground in fear of Hamas. Think these Facebook savvy youth like Israel? But if both factions accept the terms youth organizers have laid out, Abu Yazan...

March 27, 2011 22:30 By :

LA Times: Let Philosophers Wrestle With Cycle of Violence

HR readers outraged by the LA Times’s cycle of violence mentality got the paper’s attention. Here’s the editorial staff’s lame response. You can argue forever about who is right...

March 27, 2011 17:07 By :

Video: Libyan Minders Bundle Off Protester In Front of Shocked Journos

With Gaddafi’s goons preventing foreign journos from leaving Tripoli’s Rixos Hotel to freely cover the unrest, one opponent of the regime did something extremely brave. A distraught woman identifying...

March 26, 2011 23:00 By :

Dueling Spin Over Rising Palestinian Violence

These two analyses over the rising violence couldn’t be more opposite. Who to believe? Reuters? There is no obvious connection between the suddenly surge of violence and revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt,...

March 24, 2011 11:40 By :