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The Guardian’s “Capital” Offense

What a stupid correction this is. On Friday, The Guardian posted a photo — Jerusalem light rail passengers observing a national moment of silence for the Holocaust. The problem? The original caption referred to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Here’s the correction: The caption on a photograph featuring passengers on a tram in Jerusalem observing a


Israel Daily News Stream 04/22/2012

Everything you need to know about the weekend media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Why is Christiane Amanpour fixated on a feigned fatwa? Did Marwan Barghouti sell out Yasser Arafat to Israeli interrogators? And what’s the significance of a Syrian opposition leader’s interview on Israel Radio? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook.


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