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Fauxtography’s Alive and Well

Fauxtography’s alive and well in the UK.  Recently, the BBC was ordered to issue an on-air apology when it failed to authenticate footage from a Bangalore sweat shop in one edition of Panorama. Following...

July 6, 2011 23:16 By :

The Guardian: Still Spinning the Flotilla

The flotilla movement never made it a secret that its second convoy was a political stunt to embarrass Israel. Pretentions of delivering humanitarian aid were always secondary. And yet The Guardian implies...

July 6, 2011 10:42 By :

Dutch Internet Activism’s Rising Tide Against Flotilla

A big dank je wel to Holland’s blundering flotilla movement and the intrepid Internet activists who exposed shady leftist-Islamic alliances. Israel now rides an unexpected wave of Dutch public...

July 5, 2011 15:03 By :

35 Years After Entebbe

The raid on Entebbe has to be Israel’s gutsiest move in its war on terror. The army daringly flew thousands of miles into Africa to rescue Israeli and Jewish hostages held by Palestinian terrorists...

July 4, 2011 13:59 By :

A Bash-Israel Media Circus on the Fly

With their sea flotilla so far proving to be a sinking disappointment, Palestinian activists are moving ahead with plans to converge on Ben Gurion Airport to create a media circus. Dr. Paul Larudee...

July 4, 2011 0:13 By :

Things That Make Me Go Hmmmmm

• These Greek naval commandos who stopped the Audacity of Hope from illegally leaving port didn’t hold anything resembling paintball guns. • If you read between the lines, this PA spokesman says...

July 3, 2011 14:43 By :

4 Hezbollah Figures Indicted for Hariri Assassination

Rafik Hariri Four Hezbollah figures are accused of assassinating Rafik Hariri as the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued its indictments. The Gulf News writes: While the names of the accused were...

June 30, 2011 22:02 By :

Things Your Media Watchdog Wants You to Know About Writing Letters to the Editor (Part 1)

Before you start writing, read the article. All of it. If you already read the full articles before responding, you can skip the rest of this post. But if you think you can cut corners and still help...

June 29, 2011 20:46 By :

Johann Hari Apologizes for Fauxtable Quotables

The Independent’s Johann Hari apologized for taking liberties with the way he quoted people he interviewed It’s clearly not plagiarism or churnalism – but was it an error in another way?...

June 29, 2011 11:06 By :

Dutch Reporters Abandon Ship Over Flotilla’s Own Press Restrictions

Disgusted by flotillista media restrictions, naivete, and deceit, Eric Beauchemin of Radio Netherlands (and two other Dutch journalists) abandoned ship rather than sail to Gaza. But I have worked as a...

June 28, 2011 20:39 By :