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Seeing SodaStream For Myself

HR’s Managing Editor visits the SodaStream factory.

February 4, 2014 12:56 By :

Shock and Horror as Israeli Embassy Supports… Israel!

Not quite sure why The Guardian thinks this is newsworthy: Just imagine – the Israeli embassy taking sides in the SodaStream / Scarlett Johansson saga and choosing… Israel. Is The Guardian’s...

February 3, 2014 10:29 By :

Watchdog of the Week: RTE Makes On-Air Apology for Ariel Sharon Slur

When Irish broadcaster RTE referred to ”the massacre that was led by Sharon in Beirut” on its 9pm news program, former HonestReporting Mission participant Stephen Franklin, as well as fellow...

February 3, 2014 9:00 By :

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 :