Media Critiques articles


Israel Daily News Stream 04/17/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A whopping 40 percent of Europeans believe Israel is waging a “war of extermination” against the Palestinians. A PLO cadre slams the PA’s crackdown on press freedom — with a comment taking some steam out of Prisoners Day. The Columbia Journalism


Ten Years Since Something That Never Happened: A Learning Moment for the Guardian

This guest post by Myrrh is republished courtesy of Harry’s Place. [I submitted this to The Guardian as a commentary piece on April 4.  On April 12 they confirmed that they will not be running it.  Both Brian Whitaker, former Middle East Editor and current CiF editor, and Harriet Sherwood, currently the Jerusalem correspondent, have informed me


Israel Daily News Stream 04/16/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Palestinian flytilla a media flop. Critics worry about US handling of Iranian nuke talks. And why was a former Hamas official abducted in Syria? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • The Palestinian flytilla was

Letter of the Month – March 2012

While he’s a former winner from back in September 2011, Jacob Amir of Jerusalem has come up trumps again with two published letters during the month of March. And just to prove that Jacob is spreading his net far and wide, those letters appeared in the LA Times and the UK’s Independent. On March 15, Jacob

Friedman to Palestinians: “Make Israelis Feel Morally Insecure”

In his latest New York Times opinion piece, Thomas Friedman advocates Palestinian “non-violent resistance”: By Palestinians engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience in the West Bank with one hand and carrying a map of a reasonable two-state settlement in the other, they will be adopting the only strategy that will end the Israeli occupation: Making Israelis feel