The dust is still settling on the most divisive presidential election campaign in recent memory. Shocking not just the US but the rest of the world, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. There’s a lot of media introspection (or more aptly, post-mortems) as editors and journalists try to figure out…
The Times of London takes the comments of a minor Israeli government minister on the Trump election victory and creates a headline claiming a non-existent Israeli plan for a “settlement building spree.”
London’s Evening Standard describes Hamas as a “fundamentalist political party” that Israel accuses of “fostering extremism.”
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The Daily Beast, based on exactly no evidence whatsoever, referred to an Israeli discovery of an ancient artifact relating to Jerusalem as a “hoax.”
Reuters maintains that the Palestinian village of Al Jab’a on the West Bank is going thirsty. Guess who is to blame?
Julie Bindel’s article on Israeli and Palestinian women’s rights does a disservice to the issue by politicizing it and using it to attack Israel.
UPDATE The Evening Standard responded to HR reader complaints by revising the wording of its “Israel Occupation Forces” reference. The term’s not in the reporter’s voice anymore, but A) highlighting the term in the first place and B) not identifying the name of the Friends of Palestine Society spokesman who said it is still poor…
The Independent forgets to mention that Hamas took over control of Gaza through a violent coup d’etat rather than a democratic election.
The Washington Post erroneously states that the US considers Jewish settlements to be illegal.