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.
The BDS campaign against reggae singer Matisyahu vividly demonstrates that what starts with a boycott against Israel will end with a campaign against Jews. But instead of backing down in dignified manner, as the Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival did when it reversed its decision to cancel his performance, the BDS Pais Valencia group dug its…
Both the New York Times and Irish Times headlines omit vital context leaving readers to believe Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian without cause.
The UK Jewish community asks why a political party leadership contender associates with anti-Semites. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown opines that it’s all a “hard Zionist” conspiracy.
I’m used to Israeli society being in the media spotlight. Lately, it’s reflected in the issue of what lessons we’re drawing from the deadly firebombing in the village of Duma, and the fatal stabbing at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade. How does a democratic, Jewish society relate to extremists? It’s a fair question for journalists to…