Love them or hate them, the news industry needs anonymous sources. Sometimes, the information they provide can’t be obtained from anywhere else. I get that. But journalists must use nameless sources with caution. They make news less transparent — readers have to place a lot more trust in the reporter that the source is credible,…
BBC Panorama goes off the rails as filmmaker Adam Wishart uses the Jerusalem Light Rail to negatively portray Israel’s sovereignty over its capital.
The graphic accompanying the July 19 article (“Building Trump’s border wall not exactly “easy” experts say” claims that Israel’s separation barrier is made of prefabricated concrete sections interspersed with watch towers. In fact, only 64% of the barrier has been constructed to date and of the completed portion, 90% is made up of chain-link fencing. The drawing implies that the entire route resembles a prison wall and is misleading and inaccurate.
A photo feature in the Telegraph on “The world’s most beautiful mosques” places the Al-Aqsa Mosque in “Jerusalem, Palestine.”
Following the conclusion of an Iranian nuclear deal, a BBC presenter claims that Iran is not a threat to Israel in an interview with Minister Danny Danon.
The BBC Trust rejects an appeal over the BBC’s whitewash of Tim Willcox’s outrageous reporting in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks.
The BBC and its translators leave me at a loss for words. A documentary, Children of the Gaza War (part one aired last night), came under criticism because reporter Lyse Doucet and the translators the Beeb relied on made a poor judgement call. Whenever Palestinian kids used the word Arabic word, Yahud (which means Jew), the translators translated it…
The Independent corrects the error after wrongly referring to Israel’s security barrier as a “high wall.”
Members of the Democratic party have been sliding away from Israel for years, but the latest findings by pollster Frank Luntz indicate that bipartisan support for Israel is in grave jeopardy. According to Luntz’s poll, 47% of Democrats believe Israel is a racist country and only 48% believe that Israel wants peace. Only 51% of…
Why did the New York Times choose to run a picture of a weeping family rather than the terrorist who was killed?