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Will the Media Report What Actually Killed a Palestinian Protester?

Will the Media Report What Actually Killed a Palestinian Protester?

The death of Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein at a supposedly peaceful protest creates a media storm. But just how did he die?

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Selling Land to Arabs and Jews

Reuters writes about how there are many Arabs who live in predominantly Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem. Of course, that’s not how these places are described. Instead Reuters calls them “Jewish settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem.” The article also mentions that recently some Arabs have been leaving these places because of a “surge of

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Fact-Checking AP’s Denial of Censorship

This week, former Associated Press journalist Matti Friedman leveled some serious charges of censorship, omissions, and systematic bias against the wire service. AP spokesman Paul Colford quickly issued a denial. But that denial is unraveling in the face of fact-checking. One of Friedman’s biggest accusations is that AP reporters were banned from quoting Professor Gerald Steinberg, who founded

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Daily Beast Points Fingers at Israel

Just three days after Palestinian terrorists carried out the synagogue massacre in Har Nof, the Daily Beast published a story about…Jewish incitement in Hebron. The title of the piece – Inside Hebron, Israel’s Heart of Darkness  – reveals its true agenda. It is Israel and its citizens whose heart is dark, even when Palestinians are

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New York Times Broken Engagement

Writing in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, author Nathan Filer describes his awkward wedding proposal to his girlfriend Emily. It was awkward because he was forced to reveal the engagement ring he had purchased when a security official at Ben Gurion Airport forced him to empty his pockets. They were detained by security and

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