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Responding to Rudoren

Responding to Rudoren

The New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren was recently the guest of a Voice of Israel radio show. Host Josh Hasten asked her about criticism she has received that the Times’ coverage of Israel was biased. Her response was that media watchdog groups were not really basing their criticisms on objective standards. Rather,


Daily Beast Lets its BDS Support Show

With A-listers such as Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Alicia Keys refusing to be bullied into canceling their shows in Israel, the BDS has apparently shifted strategies. Instead of launching campaigns against artists after they schedule performances in Israel, which has proven ineffective, BDSers now go after artists who are rumored to come,


Brian Williams on the Couch

NBC News anchor Brian Willaims took himself off the air as the network launches an internal investigation of his accounts of being on a downed helicopter over Iraq. His coverage of Hurricane Katrina is also under scrutiny now. One tale getting fresh attention involves Williams covering the 2006 War in Lebanon. Here’s what Williams said (skip to 1:45) when