The key to defeating BDS may come down to raising the price of boycotts too high for businesses and cultural centers to succumb to BDS pressure. But lately, the price has fallen to nearly nothing. Scholars for Peace in the Middle East noted that over the past month “boycotts or erasures of Israel by commercial entities…
Reuters’ headline on Israeli discussions on how to deal with Palestinian stone throwers morphs into a threat to shoot Palestinian minors.
New Zealand’s Broadcasting Standards Authority rules against national radio station over inflammatory anti-Israel bias and charges of apartheid.
For our false photo tweet of the day: Pavel Ryzhevsky, a columnist for the pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda tweeted an image purporting to show a civilian shielding his baby from an attack in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. Ryzhevsky dates the image as July 13, 2015. The Jerusalem Post provides a translation of…
Images of an IDF soldier being assaulted by Palestinian women and children threatens to go viral before being exposed as Pallywood by the Israellycool blog.
The New York Times turns an Islamic Jihad terrorist into a social media activist.
It has now been publicly unveiled that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will have a new residence and office, a grand palace that will take several years to build and will be located in Ramallah. Many media accounts, including Newsweek, make note of the fact that with the Palestinian economy in shambles and most Palestinians…
Foreign Policy magazine inaccurately states that the 1993 Oslo Accords committed Israel to a settlement freeze.
The situation in Gaza is indeed complex and there are many sources for the problems there. But the media have an obligation to try and show all facets of life lest readers believe that the images they are seeing represent the entire area.
We have documented many cases of the media, especially the New York Times, using headlines that make Israeli military responses look like unprovoked aggression. Whether Israel is responding to terrorism or rocket fire, the response usually gets the coverage that it absent on the initial act. Our presentation, It All Started When Israel Fired Back, is as valid today as when we first published it 3 years ago.