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Israel Not to Blame: False Photo Caption Corrected

The following two photos attributed to Hatem Moussa of the Associated Press appeared in a Daily Telegraph photo montage: In the first caption, the fire at the Karni Crossing was attributed to shelling while the second photo caption was more specific, claiming that the cargo terminal was “shelled by Israeli tanks.” It would be unthinkable

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Comments and the Roar of the Crowd: Lost in Translation?

The perils of multi-lingual media monitoring. From: …@gmail.com Date: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 Subject: Re: IDNS: IDF Launches Operations Against Gaza Rocket Fire IDF launches Operation Protective Edge   IN HEBREW IT IS CALLED “TZOK EITAN” — THAT REALLY MEANS “SOLID ROCK” AND NOT A LIGHT DEFENSIVE “PROTECTIVE EDGE” (SO WHY WATERDOWN THE NAME?) I

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The Committee to Protect Journalists From What?

It’s been five days since CNN reporter Ben Wedeman was roughed up by Palestinian police while covering a Hamas rally in Hebron. That’s more than enough time for the Committee to Protect Journalists to come out with a statement condemning the assault. Wedeman, along with cameraman Joe Sheffer and producer Kareem Khadder, thankfully escaped with nothing more

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