Author Archives: Pesach Benson

Labor Dispute Strains Israeli Diplomacy

Labor Dispute Strains Israeli Diplomacy

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. Big Media’s interest in the Mohammed al-Dura affair continued. Martin Fletcher’s report for NBC News especially impressed me. More coverage at the Daily Mail, BBC, The Independent, Times of London,

International Criminal Court Making “Preliminary Inquiry” Into Mavi Marmara

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. UK taxpayers are funding BDS garbage, with an assist from the UN. The Jerusalem Post reports: Charles Tannock, a Member of the European Parliament, told The Jerusalem Post: “I totally

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

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

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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