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Legal Issues With Palestinian Statehood: Who Is a Palestinian Citizen?

The Jerusalem Post obtained a document sent to Israeli envoys abroad pointing out some of the legal challenges to Palestinian statehood. The doc’s based on the first article of Montevideo Convention,...

October 11, 2011 13:22 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/10/2011

Commentary • I’m starting off with a great Wall St. Journal staff-ed (click via Google News) about the “Cinderella story” of Daniel Shechtman’s chemistry research: Today, Mr....

October 10, 2011 19:00 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/09/2011

Here’s today’s assessment of media coverage, issues and trends. I go through the papers so that the HonestReporting staff (and now you too) don’t have to. Commentary • Must-read: Amir...

October 9, 2011 17:50 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my...

October 6, 2011 21:36 By :

Kristof Pleads Guilty to Double Standards

Nicholas Kristof NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof pleads guilty to unfairly holding Israel to a higher standard. After saying that Palestinians in the West Bank should be allowed to vote in Israeli...

October 6, 2011 11:51 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/5/2011

Yesterday, I began blogging the daily media roundups I already prepare for the HonestReporting staff’s in-house use. It covers a lot of the issues, trends in coverage, and developments I see in the...

October 5, 2011 22:23 By :

“Cease Undressing Foreign and Arab Journalists at Official Events”

The Foreign Press Association‘s up in arms. Security guards asked an Al-Jazeera cameraman to remove his pants before an invitation-only interview with President Shimon Peres. The Jerusalem Post has...

October 5, 2011 15:21 By :

West Bank Airplane Exposes Airhead Journo

Harriet Sherwood A chance encounter with a wrecked airplane in the West Bank exposes Harriet Sherwood’s airhead journalism. Her curiousity piqued, The Guardian posted a query to readers of her blog...

October 5, 2011 14:22 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/4/2011

For as long as I’ve worked for HonestReporting, my primary job has been to go through the papers and send a daily roundup to the staff of what I see each day – a snapshot of developments...

October 4, 2011 22:43 By :

If Gilad Shalit Launched a Hunger Strike, Would it Make a Sound?

Palestinian prisoners launched a hunger strike to protest new Israeli restrictions intended to pressure Hamas to release Gilad Shalit. Palestinian hunger strikes are a great story with elements of individual...

October 4, 2011 13:16 By :