Media Critiques articles

Marie Colvin 1956 – 2012

HonestReporting’s job is to hold journalists to account and we are sometimes highly critical of those individuals who write and report on Israel and the region. That doesn’t mean, however, that we cannot appreciate the vital role that good quality journalism plays in democratic discourse and exposing the truth when it needs to be told.

No Differentiation For Dickie

Richard Silverstein claims to be a friend of Israel and publishes a blog called Tikun Olam. Instead of a cuddly fluffy “heal the world” site, his blog is popular with both anti-Zionists and anti-Semites alike, drawn to Silverstein’s mix of anti-Israel demonization and peculiar “exclusives” from unnamed and unverified sources in the intelligence community. Clearly


Fact Checking Fail of the Day

Arab media fact checkers fell asleep at the wheel. The result? An Arab League condemnation of Benjamin Netanyahu over comments he never made about 10 Palestinian school children tragically killed in an road accident on Thursday. Arab League condemns Netanyahu”s wish of “death to all Arabs” remarks Say what? The Times of Israel explains what happened: Shortly


Media Cheat Sheet 02/21/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. US pressures Israel not attack Iran. Khader Adnan’s hunger strike continues. And foreign support for rebels “pours into Syria” — from Iraq. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Worth reading: Arab, Like Me •  Maan News reports that