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The Economist Finally Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Cartoon

We still haven’t had a response from The Economist’s Editor-in-Chief John Mickelthwait. This after contacting him asking for his magazine to adopt recognized working definitions of anti-Semitism...

January 29, 2014 14:58 By :

Sky News: Spot the “Error”

A Sky News report on a battle in the Israeli Supreme Court over the route of Israel’s security barrier through the Palestinian village of Battir on the West Bank produced a bit of a gaffe: Safe...

January 29, 2014 11:53 By :

Hateful Filibustering in The Scotsman

Hugh Reilly is, according to The Scotsman, “a former member of the Scottish Friends of Palestine” and has been given space in the newspaper entitled “Stop Israeli filibustering over Gaza.” According...

January 28, 2014 11:48 By :

Time Magazine’s Derogatory Headline

Time deliberately inserts an offensive term.

January 27, 2014 16:52 By :

Watchdog of the Week: Jason Levinson’s Letter in the Irish Times

It’s not often you see a letter from as far afield as Texas, USA, in the letters page of the Irish Times. HonestReporting subscriber Jason Levinson was compelled to write after reading our critique...

January 27, 2014 10:00 By :

The Economist Ignores Calls for Anti-Semitism Standards

An anti-Semitic cartoon fails to prompt any soul searching.

January 23, 2014 13:16 By :

Watchdog of the Week: Friends of Israel (Western Australia) Fighting Bias Down Under

This week’s Watchdog of the Week is awarded to an organization rather than an individual. In September 2008, nine highly committed individuals held an informal meeting with the aim of creating an...

January 22, 2014 14:05 By :

Canadian PM Turns Tables on the Media

Stephen Harper Toronto Sun reporter David Akin, accompanied Canadian PM Stephen Harper on his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. According to Akin, it appears that when it comes to the media’s...

January 22, 2014 11:28 By :

Israel Lobby Trope in The Independent

The Independent’s Jerusalem correspondent Donald Macintyre also writes UK political columns. In his latest, he looks at the differences in approach towards Iran between UK and U.S. politicians: Many...

January 22, 2014 10:36 By :

Shades of Anti-Semitism in The Economist

An article in The Economist examining the Iranian nuclear deal barely mentions Israel. So what was the magazine thinking when it published this cartoon to accompany the article? The cartoon is clearly...

January 20, 2014 15:34 By :