Media Critiques articles

Fayyad2Thumb

Salam Fayyad and The Independent: Collective Amnesia

Salam Fayyad and The Independent: Collective Amnesia

The Independent breaks out the violins in an interview with Salam Fayyad. Yes, the Arab Spring and Iranian nuclear threat are forcing the Palestinians to learn that the world really doesn’t revolve around them. And yes, Fayad’s nation-building campaign is undermined by the Palestinian economy’s hyper-dependence on foreign aid — an uncomfortable truth raised by the

croninThumb

“Journalist” Tries to Arrest Israel’s Foreign Minister

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. A reality check for the minute of silence push: The LA Times invited writers from its parent company’s newspapers to comment on the Olympic issue. Last I looked, only Barry Stavro (LA Times)

munich mainThumb

1 Minute for Munich

Join the international commemoration of Israel’s fallen athletes — wherever you are on the morning of the Olympic Games’ opening ceremonies. This Friday morning, a short ceremony at Israel’s embassy in London will pay tribute to the 11 athletes killed at the 1972 Munich games. The event — streamed online at Minute for Munich starting

hulda

Tel Aviv Mayor Tells the Media His City is Cool — but not Israel’s Capital

Following The Guardian’s statement that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel and the UK Press Complaints Commission’s ruling in The Guardian’s favor, who better to ask whether Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel than Ron Huldai, the Mayor of Tel Aviv? So that’s exactly what we did! Yesterday, in the Mayor’s office, we

BBB-olymp-update

BBC’s Disgusting Response to Olympic Complaints

At HonestReporting, we recognize and credit our readership for taking action against the media when they are sufficiently motivated to do so. While it is our job to encourage activism, we know that our readers are not automatons who will write letters to editors or complain to the media at our say so. While we

roggeThumb

Going Rogge: An Olympic Tribute Satisfies Nobody

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. A UN school in Gaza is named after a Hamas terrorist and bomb-maker. Details at Malam (pdf). Adnan al-Ghoul, for whom the school is named, was one of the senior operatives

MaxBrennerThumb

Why Did AP Believe The “Gaza Siege” Ended?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Mahmoud Abbas is once again pushing a unilateral statehood agenda at the UN. Instead of going to the Security Council, the Palestinians will seek “non-member state” status from the General

Top