Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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Media Double Whammy for BDS

Media Double Whammy for BDS

Following the successful Rolling Stones concert in Tel Aviv, it’s not been a great week for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. And now it’s just got worse as critical opinion pieces against BDS appear in the New York Times and Daily Telegraph on the same day. In the New York Times, Roger Cohen

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Financial Times Whitewashes Brussels Anti-Semitism

The arrest of the alleged perpetrator of the shooting attack on the Brussels Jewish Museum has raised the specter of European jihadists returning from Syria and carrying out similar attacks on the continent. The capture of French national Mehdi Nemmouche has also confirmed the anti-Semitic intent of the attack. The Times of Israel reports that the

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UK Press Regulator Appoints Former Ambassador to Israel

The full 12-member board of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso), which is replacing the¬†Press Complaints Commission, has been announced. On more than one occasion, HonestReporting has dealt with the PCC on matters pertaining to the UK media’s coverage of Israel and we await the formation of its successor organization with interest. Perhaps most eye-catching

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