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Things Your Media Watchdog Wants You to Know About Writing Letters to the Editor (Part 3)

Keep your letter exclusive to one newspaper. Exclusive content is what gives each newspaper its unique character. So editors publish content that hasn’t been published anywhere else. The letters...

August 7, 2011 9:03 By :

Itamar Massacre Followup: BBC Turnaround Improves

Hakim Awad was convicted of murdering Udi and Ruth Fogel, along with three of their children in the Itamar massacre. Almost as notable as the conviction is that the BBC picked up on the story quickly....

August 4, 2011 10:38 By :

Israeli Taxpayers Deserve a Better Zionist Media Conspiracy

The Daily Telegraph had a weird photo of the Prime Minister with an outstretched arm, somewhat reminiscent of a Nazi salute. When I found the photo at Getty Images, it was credited as an Israeli Government...

August 3, 2011 14:16 By :

Danny Ayalon’s Video: Comments and the Roar of the Crowd

Danny Ayalon For a long time, I’ve wondered if the Israeli government could get its act together for some sensible PR. Judging from the statistics and reader comments I’ve seen, credit where...

August 2, 2011 16:01 By :

Why Israeli Housing Protests Don’t Parallel the Arab Spring

Question from a  reader in White Plains, NY: The housing protests show that the Arab Spring has reached Israel. It’s a big story. Where’s HonestReporting on this? At face value, certain populist...

August 1, 2011 11:07 By :

Things That Make Me Go Hmmmmm

• Ahead of UN statehood bid, PA civil service union announces strike over late payment of salaries. According to Maan News, the open ended strike is due to begin on Tuesday. How can the world consider...

July 31, 2011 13:20 By :

Video: Palestinian Refugees – Human Rights Denied

Excellent video on the status of Palestinian refugees in Arab countries by Free Middle East.

July 29, 2011 9:43 By :

Rotten Headline of the Day

Ouch. Israel to bill Bedouins for razing their homes You have to read AFP’s article to learn that Israel is suing the Bedouins for the cost of repeatedly demolishing illegal structures in Al-Araqib,...

July 28, 2011 9:35 By :

Johann Hari to Be Stripped of Orwell Prize

Now the Orwell Prize people are piling on Johann Hari. The Independent’s columnist was stripped of his 2008 award in the wake of plagiarism accusations. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Orwell...

July 27, 2011 14:25 By :

Will NATO Target Lockerbie Bomber?

Bad move, pal. You blew up a Pan Am airliner over Scotland, killing 270 people. Your prostate cancer and release from prison on “compassionate grounds” became a political hot potato in the...

July 27, 2011 11:03 By :