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You Can’t March In Step With Suicide Bombers and Lecture About What’s Mainstream

Peter Manning Peter Manning (Sydney Morning Herald op-ed) argues that Canberra’s support for Israel is out of step” with Australian public opinion. But as I read his piece and the polls he...

February 13, 2012 10:12 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 02/12/2012

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hezbollah openly confirms Iranian financial support – but why now? The Syrian army reportedly moved chemical...

February 12, 2012 15:12 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 02/09/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Rumblings of a possible “intrafada,” the NYT takes a stab at understanding US-Israel differences over...

February 9, 2012 14:13 By :

Talking to Hamas, Talking to the Taliban

Rose-colored glasses are de rigueur in the Christian Science Monitor newsroom. With the US engaging the Taliban,  this Monitor staff-ed wants to apply similar logic to Israel and Hamas: President Obama...

February 9, 2012 10:08 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 02/08/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. How is Big Media reacting to Palestinian unity? What does UN disarray on Syria mean for Israel and Iran? And why is...

February 8, 2012 17:21 By :

The BBC’s Dearth of Girth

Abu Qatada The BBC made a heckuva (non) judgment call on a preacher referred to as Al-Qaida’s spiritual leader in Europe. The Beeb instructed its staff not to refer to Omar Othman (better known...

February 8, 2012 11:04 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 02/07/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hackers attack Assad’s office and leak documents to Haaretz for eye-opening revelations. Talking heads advise...

February 7, 2012 19:14 By :

Israel Releases Images Online: Why It Matters

Good news for Israel’s online activists: Israel’s releasing its national photo collection from copyright restrictions. It opens up some new graphic opportunities for anyone struggling to find...

February 7, 2012 16:07 By :

Time Brings Hamas In From the Cold

The mainstreaming of Hamas continues thanks to the obtuse dispatches of journos like Time‘s Karl Vick. The chief of the Palestinian party and militia, which the West knows chiefly for its suicide...

February 7, 2012 13:11 By :

Back to LiftaLand

A judge struck down Israeli plans to develop Lifta, an abandoned Arab village on Jerusalem’s northwestern outskirts. Haaretz reports: The appellants had claimed the plan would deprive the former...

February 7, 2012 10:19 By :