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Media Cheat Sheet 12/05/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hamas ideologically opposes Assad, but its Iranian patron clearly expects the terror group to support Damascus....

December 5, 2011 13:15 By :

Press TV Faked 1,370 Somali Deaths By US Drones

Want another reason to ban Press TV? The Bureau of Investigative Journalism accuses Iran’s Press TV of “faking dozens of accounts of US drone strikes in Somalia which it says killed hundreds...

December 4, 2011 23:20 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/04/2011

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Israeli govt backs off from ill-conceived ad campaign, but one paper suggests it’s a conspiracy. Israel reveals drones...

December 4, 2011 17:24 By :

Gilad Shalit Launched Hunger Strike, But it Didn’t Make a Sound

Gilad Shalit UPDATE Dec. 6: Noam Shalit denies his son went on a hunger strike. According to Haaretz: “He was in such a deteriorated physical state that they had to connect him to an IV. It wasn’t...

December 4, 2011 10:37 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Iran’s feeling the heat on a lot of levels. Big Media thinks Israeli start-ups are cool. And Time says, “So...

December 1, 2011 17:14 By :

Time and Israeli Taxwashing

As long as the Gaza economy remains stifled, Israel can do no right, even when it releases $100 million in tax revenues to the PA. Karl Vick doesn’t use the word “taxwashing” in this...

December 1, 2011 12:35 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 11/30/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Intelligence officials confirm that an Iranian nuclear facility was blown up yesterday in Isfahan. Tom Friedman...

November 30, 2011 13:51 By :

Tom Friedman to Israel: Be More Fayyadistic Than Fayyad

New York Times columnist Tom Friedman frets over Israel and the Arab Spring, and what it all means for the peace process. His solution? Israel’s best defense is to strengthen Fayyadism — including...

November 30, 2011 11:14 By :

Lynsey Addario and A Strip Search’s Fallout

Try to imagine the scene: An eight-month pregnant woman is made to go through X-ray machine three times, to the amusement of security personnel. Then she’s told she has to undergo a strip-search...

November 29, 2011 23:36 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 11/29/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Another mysterious blast in Iran, the PA’s lowers expectations on May 4 elections, and Tunisia’s draft...

November 29, 2011 20:06 By :