Was Steven Salaita fired because of his views on Israel? Or did the University of Illinois draw the line at anti Israel hate and intimidation?
LA Times columnist sees Professor’s hate-speech tweet that “If you’re defending Israel right now you’re an awful human being” as legitimate academic discourse.
New York Times columnist Roger Cohen asks if the conflict in Gaza was necessary. He doesn’t think so. It was a “war of choice” and Israel simply chose badly.
A column by Paul Krugman about Obamacare caught our eye, and we wondered how it would sound with some substitutions. It’s hard to fight preconceived notions
Jonathan Miller of the UK’s Channel 4 gives the Hamas terrorists version of events at Wafa Hospital in Gaza instead of reporting what really happened.
The BBC’s Orla Guerin makes the shocking claim that there is no evidence” that Hamas is using human shields. Yet there is overwhelming evidence that Hamas uses schools, hospitals, and residential areas as launching grounds for rockets aimed at Israel.
CNN’s one-sided presentation of the Gaza conflict continues with the video “War’s Psychological Toll on Gaza’s Kids.” The video explains the immense psychological toll the conflict has had on Palestinian children. It begins with footage of an Israeli attack on Gaza and then proceeds to discuss the impact these attacks are having on Gazan children.…
Time Magazine resurrects the blood libel that Israeli soldiers have been stealing Palestinian body parts.
Wait. Did he just compare the strikes on Gaza with the nuclear bombs dropped on Japan and the firebombing of Dresden,Germany???
Since the conflict in Gaza began, many in the media have become obsessed with publishing “body count” casualty statistics, especially showing the number of Gazan civilian casualties. This data has been used to support those accusing Israel of committing “war crimes.” They say that the huge numbers of “civilian” deaths proves that Israel is being…