Guest poster Brenda Yablon argues that Nicholas Kristof’s report from Gaza for the New York Times is sloppy, lazy journalism.
Since when was being located there a prerequisite for criticizing a country? It is for The Independent when Madonna criticized French anti-Semitism.
The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”
Writing in the Irish Times, extremist Israel hater Eamonn McCaan makes a false equivalence between Zionism and anti-Semitism.
Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland responds to criticism on Twitter stating she is “Not interacting with Zionists anymore.”
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins Josh Hasten in-studio to discuss press reports that Israel has opened up dams, in order to flood the Gaza Strip. The problem with this? No such dams exist in southern Israel, yet the story is making waves on the Internet.
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,…
Despite accusations Israel opened dams to flood Gaza being proven a lie, the Daily Mail amends its article with equal “balance” to the lie and the truth.
Palestinians claim that Israel has opened its southern dams, flooding Gaza. Except there are no Israeli dams.
Following HonestReporting’s complaint concerning Tim Willcox’s appalling reporting from the Paris terror attacks, the BBC has responded with a whitewash.