With A-listers such as Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Alicia Keys refusing to be bullied into canceling their shows in Israel, the BDS has apparently shifted strategies. Instead of launching campaigns against artists after they schedule performances in Israel, which has proven ineffective, BDSers now go after artists who are rumored to come,…
HR’s Managing Editor writes in The Times of Israel on on the news story that one UK daily thought was more important than the Copenhagen terrorist attack.
The International Business Times multiplies by 100 the casualty figures from the 2014 Gaza war.
Brian Williams — the same person who has been suspended by NBC news for lying — went to speak with an Israeli couple whose son was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist. But all he really wanted was footage of crazy, gun-toting settlers.
Blankfeld Award winner Elijah Granet congratulates student BDS activists for openly demonstrating the idiocy of anti-Israel divestment campaigns on campus.
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl runs down the good, the bad, and the ugly of media coverage of Israel. This week — a take-down of Roger Waters, CNN looks to J-Street, and how NBC News “framed” a couple whose child was murdered.
Forbes journalist Richard Behar rips apart the Associated Press for its report on Gazan civilian casualties from Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
Musician Alan Parsons gave his former colleague Roger Waters a sharp slap in the face this week over BDS, letting Waters know that he will share his music with anyone who wants to hear it. In the process, Parsons drew attention to the immoral nature of the BDS, which is bent on punishing the people…
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl is back in-studio with VOI’s Josh Hasten to review the good, the bad, and the truly ugly of media coverage of Israel.
Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. Her blog is Framing Israel. In the post-modern university where, at least in the social sciences and humanities, facts are no longer, well, factual, the country of Israel fares badly. Rather than information about the actual country, an abstract idea of…