Interviewed by an Israeli media outlet, Foreign Press Association head, Luke Baker of Reuters, rejects claims that the foreign media is biased against Israel.
HonestReporting’s Gary Kenzer will be speaking at Limmud Winnipeg, March 12-13, 2016.
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Japanese car maker Nissan’s mobile application does not include Israel on its list of countries.
Wednesday afternoon, Jerusalem. The Damascus Gate, one of the main entrances to Jerusalem’s Old City, a place where crowds of people come every day to work, shop, live and pray. Three Palestinian terrorists approached the Old City, carrying hidden knives, automatic weapons and explosives. When police officers questioned the men about their suspicious behavior, the Palestinians took out…
On January 26, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the bold assertion that terrorism against Israelis is “human nature.” According to Ban, “Stabbings, vehicle attacks, and shootings by Palestinians targeting Israeli civilians have continued to claim lives . . . Yet, as oppressed peoples have demonstrated throughout the ages, it is human nature to react to…
The conflict is viewed through a distorted lens where Palestinian violence is the natural, if not morally justified, response to ‘occupation.’
Stephen Pritchard, the reader’s editor at The Guardian, recently announced that the paper will start restricting reader comments posted in the Comment is Free section in articles on three “sensitive” topics: race, immigration, and religion. Why those sacred cows? Certain subjects – race, immigration and Islam in particular – attract an unacceptable level of toxic commentary, believes…
Writing in The Algemeiner, HonestReporting’s Simon Plosker says that publisher Amos Schocken’s opinion piece sadly acknowledges that Haaretz is an accomplice to the demonization of Israel.
When it comes to covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ignorance apparently is bliss. Misconceptions about what goes on here plague the international media.