Author Archives: Pesach Benson

IAF_F15thumb

Media Cheat Sheet 02/21/2012

Media Cheat Sheet 02/21/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. US pressures Israel not attack Iran. Khader Adnan’s hunger strike continues. And foreign support for rebels “pours into Syria” — from Iraq. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Worth reading: Arab, Like Me •  Maan News reports that

Israel Daily News Stream 02/20/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Will Big Media take any interest in legal rulings chipping away at the myth of Mohammed al-Dura? Is the “Start Up Nation” phenomenon rubbing off on Palestinians? And who is really responsible for Gaza’s continuing fuel crisis? Israel and the Palestinians • Following

khaderadnanthumb

Media Cheat Sheet 02/20/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Will Big Media take any interest in legal rulings chipping away at the myth of Mohammed al-Dura? Is the “Start Up Nation” phenomenon rubbing off on Palestinians? And who is really responsible for Gaza’s continuing fuel crisis? Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page

moneythumb

Media Cheat Sheet 02/16/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. New vindication for Israel on the Mohammed al-Dura affair. Israel and Singapore collaborate to foil an assassination attempt. Care to guess how much taxpayer money the BBC spent covering up the Balen report? Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook.

rudorenthumb

A Blogosphere Welcome to the NYT’s New Jerusalem Bureau Chief

Jodi Rudoren becomes the NY Times’s new Jerusalem bureau chief in April, but her tweets are already coming under as much scrutiny as anything she wrote when she covered Howard Dean’s 2004 campaign. After Rudoren replied to Electronic Intifada’s Ali Abunimah and plugged Peter Beinart‘s book, Marc Tracy and Jeffrey Goldberg advised Rudoren to stop tweeting  “for the

indiaflag

Media Cheat Sheet 02/14/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Terror targets Israeli envoys in India and Georgia. Commentaries slam world paralysis on Syria. And a closer look at that the explosive email Rupert Murdoch’s sweating over. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Embassies Under Attack • Coverage of the

passportthumb

Media Cheat Sheet 02/13/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A journalism professor who supported suicide bombings gallingly opines about “mainstream” support for the Palestinians. CNN’s a victim of internet smear after downsizing its Jerusalem bureau. Anticipating war with Iran, Big Media snaps up Tel Aviv rooftop rental space. Join the Media Cheat

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

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 cites, I’m having a recurring thought: skewed media coverage of Israel impacts public opinion, and public opinion impacts policy. Indeed Manning is part of that

Top