Reuters’ headline on Israeli discussions on how to deal with Palestinian stone throwers morphs into a threat to shoot Palestinian minors.
The New York Times turns an Islamic Jihad terrorist into a social media activist.
Foreign Policy magazine inaccurately states that the 1993 Oslo Accords committed Israel to a settlement freeze.
This week’s Watchdog of the Week goes to Lydia Rivlin from London who managed to get her letter published in The Independent in response to columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s ugly opinion piece that HonestReporting recently critiqued. Lydia was a former employee of the BBC before leaving in disgust at what she describes as the “sexism and…
Gavin Gross is our Watchdog of the Week for getting his letter published in the New York Times.
Both the New York Times and Irish Times headlines omit vital context leaving readers to believe Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian without cause.
The UK Jewish community asks why a political party leadership contender associates with anti-Semites. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown opines that it’s all a “hard Zionist” conspiracy.
Let’s make our comments section a place that we can all feel comfortable posting on.
Book HonestReporting’s USA Executive Director Gary Kenzer to speak to or run a media bias workshop in your community, synagogue, church or organization.
With the rise of the so-called Islamic State, multiple groups fighting each other in the disintegrating states of Syria and Iraq, the bitter Sunni-Shia conflict and the competing interests of state actors and their proxies, the Middle East has never been more confusing for the casual observer. Not to mention the recent Iranian nuclear deal…