Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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Huffington Post Reposting Anti-Semitic Cartoonist

In a live blog, the Huffington Post included the following: The cartoon itself makes the offensive suggestion that Netanyahu is profiting from Israel’s military action primarily to win votes in the forthcoming Israeli election. But the cartoonist is someone who should not be republished or promoted in any mainstream media outlet. Carlos Latuff, notorious for

Reuters Editor’s Ignorant Tweet

Twitter feeds often reveal what media personalities really think about Israel and it can be really ugly. Take this tweet from Reuters social media editor and columnist Anthony De Rosa: The ignorance on display is simply breathtaking. But it might begin to explain the mentality at Reuters that allows footage of fake casualties to be

Vicious Agitprop From Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

I gave up taking Yasmin “some of my best friends are Jews” Alibhai-Brown seriously many years ago. Unfortunately she regularly pens poisonous pieces against Israel and the situation in Gaza has allowed her to unleash more bile. In her latest piece in The Independent, YAB demonstrates her historical ignorance: It is exactly 95 years since

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BBC Mistweets Tel Aviv as Israel’s Capital Under Fire

With the Gush Dan region and Tel Aviv being targeted by Palestinian rockets, it might seem almost inconsequential under the current circumstances but we’ve caught the BBC claiming that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital on the BBC News Twitter feed. Even The Guardian and the UK’s Press Complaints Commission have acknowledged that Tel Aviv is

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