It’s true that journalism is the first draft of history. And it’s also true that it takes some distance in time before we can look at events and place them in a proper historical context. But it’s also true that journalism has a responsibility to put developments into a meaningful context for readers. Here. Now.…
Our latest Watchdog of the Week is Elliot Chodoff who asks why a Foreign Policy magazine mailing fails to mention that it is Palestinians stabbing Israelis.
As Russia bombs Syrian targets and the U.S. is accused of a “war crime” following an attack on an Afghan hospital, what does this say about Israeli actions?
Watch HonestReporting’s Mohammed al-Dura video and relive the advent of Pallywood 15 years on from the false charge that Israel had killed a Gazan boy.
You probably saw the footage of a videographer who tripped and kicked refugees fleeing a camp near the Hungarian border village of Roszke. I wouldn’t call Petra Lazlo a “journalist.” She worked for N1TV, a station founded and run by the far-right anti-immigrant (and anti-Semitic) Jobbik Party. That makes Lazlo an activist, not a journalist, no matter what media credentials…
Blankfeld Award winner Elijah Granet argues that despite the concerns of students and Jewish organizations, BDS has not managed to win on American campuses.
The PLO issues a thinly veiled threat to foreign journalists not to go on tours of the Temple Mount other than those organized by Palestinian propagandists.
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.
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