Author Archives: Simon Plosker

Fisked Off by Pro-Israel Orgs

In his latest column in The Independent, Robert Fisk bemoans receiving abusive emails: Here we go again. This libellous and racist quotation comes from an email sent to The Independent by “Bernadette”, a member of a pro-Israeli lobby group in Australia. … I don’t care about the vicious personal abuse – that’s what you get

Headline Abuse: Israel Singled Out

One of the most common forms of bias against Israel in the media is simply how the country is singled out for disproportionate attention compared to almost every other state. Take a look at this headline from The Sunday Times (subscription only): Israel is, however, mentioned only once in the entire article in the second

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