2014 Dishonest Reporter Award: Gaza War Correspondents We asked HonestReporting readers to choose this year’s Dishonest Reporter award, and the consensus “winner” was the New York Times. There were many valid reasons to go with the popular choice (more on that here). But the more we considered the saturation coverage of the 50-day conflict, the…
Mehdi Hasan rehashes the same tired old anti-Israel Christmas story in the New Statesman.
The Financial Times covers tensions in Jerusalem adopting the Palestinian narrative and erasing the Jewish status of the Temple Mount.
The Economist in mentioning Palestinian terror attacks treats the perpetrators as victims of the very acts that they themselves carried out.
The BBC’s Jon Donnison falsely tweets that Israeli soldiers did nothing to help Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein after he falls ill at a demonstration.
An op-ed in the New York Times from a British diplomat treats Palestinian terror and Israeli countermeasures as morally equivalent.
The death of Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein at a supposedly peaceful protest creates a media storm. But just how did he die?
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…
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…
Former Associated Press staffer Matti Friedman reveals even more about the misreporting from Israel and the Palestinian territories.