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Update: World Press Photo Claims Winning Image Wasn’t Doctored

Update: World Press Photo Claims Winning Image Wasn’t Doctored

Did World Press Photo give its photo of the year award to a doctored photo? WPP and the photographer, Paul Hansen, both insist no. After Neil Krawetz claimed that Hansen’s image of Gaza mourners was a composite of several images, World Press Photo announced that it sent the image to two independent experts for analysis.

Newseum Re-Evaluating Honors for Hamas Terrorists

Looks like Newseum’s trying to climb down from a limb it went way out on. The Washington-based media museum announced that it’s reconsidering including two Hamas “journalists” in its memorial to reporters killed in action. Serious questions have been raised as to whether two of the individuals included on our initial list of journalists who

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How Your Tax Money Funds Media Groupthink

One way to measure media groupthink is to find out which papers  journalists are reading. And for the second year in a row, the most widely read newspaper by the BBC staff is The Guardian, a left-wing paper with a declining print circulation and a regular contender for HonestReporting’s Dishonest Reporting Awards.  Heh. That sentence

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Bibi Orders Settlement Freeze

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a freeze of settlement tenders, according to Israeli media reports. Developing . . . 2. The Netanyahu/Abbas China road trip 2013 continues. The Jerusalem Post details Beijing’s

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Irked Envoy Exits UN

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Times of Israel talked to a number of experts and activists about the Arab League’s new line on land swaps and what it means for Israel. Judge for yourself

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No Sugarcoating BDS Ignorance

Max Brenner has become an unfortunate target of Australian pro-Palestinian activists who want to get rid of the popular chocolate chain. Now, The Australian explains that a new video has surfaced highlighting the ignorance of the boycott-divestment-sanctions (BDS) movement. Patrick Harrison, a spokesman for the Palestine Action Group, appears at 4:30 and confirms the movement’s

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Israeli Killed in Terror Attack

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. A Palestinian terrorist stabbed to death an Israeli at the Tapuah Junction near Nablus. The Jerusalem Post identified the victim as Evyatar Borovsky, 32 year-old father of five from of

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