Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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

Sky News Turns Iron Dome Into Offensive Weapon

It doesn’t take much to portray Israel as an aggressor. Take this photo of Israel’s Iron Dome, part of a gallery on Sky News. The caption underneath reads: The Israeli military launches a missile from the Iron Dome missile system in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva into the Gaza Strip. Iron Dome is,

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McClatchy Typo Multiplies Palestinian Deaths

One can only hope that the following figures were a result of a simple typo in Sheera Frenkel‘s report for McClatchy on Israel’s current problems on its northern and southern borders. We are used to seeing Palestinian casualty figures tossed around by the media with little regard for the source or differentiation between Palestinian combatants

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