Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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Op-Ed: BBC Exposes Its Mideast Bias?

What does a BBC report on its coverage of the “Arab Spring” say about its Israel coverage?

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The Sick Priorities of The Guardian

The Guardian leaves us in no doubt as to its warped sense of priorities when it comes to Israel. The disgusting anti-Semitic comments from Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi blaming Zionists and the Talmud for the world’s illegal drugs problem aren’t the story. Rather, a video of Israeli Foreign Minister’s response to Rahimi introduced

“Racist” Quote Mistranslated by Ha’aretz

The issue of African immigrants in Israel is a sensitive one that hasn’t portrayed Israel in a positive light by any stretch. While some Israeli politicians have disgraced themselves with utterly inappropriate language, others appear to have been deliberately misquoted to exacerbate the overall negative effect. Take Interior Minister Eli Yishai, the subject of a

Border Attack: BBC’s Horrendous Headlines

One Israeli civilian was killed Monday morning along the Egyptian border in an ambush combining rifle fire, antitank weapons and two explosive devices. Two terrorists who crossed into Israel were killed in an ensuing gunfight. But you wouldn’t know it from some of the worst headlines covering the story. For example, the BBC: So according

BBC: Holocaust Denial or Philosophy?

The BBC reports on the death of French Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy: Given Garaudy’s fame or rather, infamy as a convicted Holocaust denier, why then does the BBC refer to him as a “philosopher”? Another observation – while this story appears in the Europe section of the BBC News website, it also appears as a

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