HonestReporting’s team members don’t just critique the media – they also contribute on TV, radio and print to the debate on media bias. Below is a selection of HonestReporting press appearances from around the globe:
18 Jun 2014 Our World: Ignoring the elephant, Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post
18 Jun 2014 For The New York Times, It’s the Palestinians Who Are Suffering, Simon Plosker, The Algemeiner
15 Jun 2014 Kidnapping Teens or Building Homes: Which Hurts Peace?, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
11 Jun 2014 Appreciating the Flavors of Biased Journalism, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
5 Jun 2014 It’s time to make the establishment uncomfortable, Diane Weber Bederman, Shalom Toronto
3 Jun 2014 Hamas in 10 Words or Less, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
1 Jun 2014 Wake Up Diaspora – Take Courage from Israel, Diane Weber Bederman, Times of Israel
29 May 2014 Jerusalem in 10 Words or Less, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
29 May 2014 Tony Blair’s Sister-in-Law Lauren Booth Slammed for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Tweet, The Algemeiner
25 May 2014 Is Israel a Monster?, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
25 May 2014 Does Haaretz’s public stance on ‘occupation’ reveal anything new about the paper?, JNS
13 May 2014 The Media’s Price Tag, Yarden Frankl, Israel National News
11 May 2014 Amnesty Investigator Admits: Palestinian ‘Witnesses’ Often Lie, Israel National News
30 Apr 2014 Pro-Israel Arab Christian Condemned By Family, Israel National News
28 Apr 2014 Christian Arab Slams PA’s Use of Children as Human Shields, Israel National News
2 Apr 2014 Palestinians Fighting to Ban Israel From World Soccer, Alex Margolin, The Algemeiner
3 Mar 2014 Irish journalist abuses Holocaust to attack Israel, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
26 Feb 2014 BDS: You Can’t Fight for Justice With Hypocrisy, Alex Margolin, The Algemeiner
17 Feb 2014 HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker speaking about his visit to the Mishor Adumim SodaStream factory, Tamar Yonah Show, Israel National Radio
3 Feb 2014 Seeing SodaStream for myself, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
2 Feb 2014 SodaStream shows that BDS is the real obstacle to peace, Alex Margolin, Times of Israel
30 Jan 2014 The Economist Says Sorry for Offensive Cartoon, JTA
27 Jan 2014 Honest Reporting award for WA Friends of Israel, J-Wire (Australia)
21 Jan 2014 Jewish Groups Demand Apology for Economist’s ‘Anti-Semitic’ Cartoon, JSpace
21 Jan 2014 Economist partly removes ‘anti-Semitic’ cartoon after criticism, Times of Israel
20 Jan 2014 Economist Spikes Anti-Semitic Cartoon, Washington Free Beacon
1 Jan 2014 How the New York Times Slandered Israel in 2013, Simon Plosker, The Algemeiner
29 Dec 2013 Mazal tov New York Times!, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
26 Dec 2013 Killed Reuters Photographer Tried to Join Al Qaeda, Israel National News
4 Dec 2013 More Pallywood: How Palestinians turn their stone throwers into victims, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
28 N ov 2013 Are there any honest reporters anymore?, Jim Fletcher, World Net Daily
26 Nov 2013 Gary Kenzer on the media bias towards Israel, theDove (TV)
20 Nov 2013 NYT: Where are your bloody photos?, Joe Hyams, Times of Israel
19 Nov 2013 NYT Admits ‘Poor Choice’ of Photo in Story on Murdered IDF Soldier, Tablet Magazine
18 Nov 2013 Analysis: For the New York Times, has Israeli blood become cheap?, JerusalemOnline
17 Nov 2013 Netanyahu, New York Times Spa Over Iran, Hamodia
6 Oct 2013 Are CNN’s Iran Reports Biased, Inept, or Corrupt?, Israel Today
2 Oct 2013 Say no to the demonization of Israel, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
2 Oct 2013 Iran Learns the Language of the West, Simon Plosker, The Algemeiner
16 Sept 2013 Sri Lankan Student Receives Honest Media Award, Israel National News
7 Aug 2013 Israel Ambassador Oren Slams New York Times Article on Palestinian Rock-Throwers; Says it ‘Dehumanized’ Israeli Victims, The Algemeiner
4 Jul 2013 Newspaper apologizes for printing cartoon showing Israel as ‘Moloch’, Jerusalem Post
27 Jun 2013 The Australian Media’s Distortion of Truth, Gabsy Debinsky, J-Wire (Australia / New Zealand)
30 May 2013 Countering the assaults on Israel, Barry Shaw, Jerusalem Post
29 May 2013 Israel applauded for findings in al-Dura case, Canadian Jewish News
17 May 2013 Countering the Global Media Assault on Israel, Jerusalem Post
2 May 2013 BBC pulls documentary claiming story of Jewish exodus from Jerusalem is a ‘myth’, Haaretz
1 May 2013 BBC slammed for pulling documentary on Jewish exodus from Jerusalem, JTA
19 Apr 2013 Anti-Zionism ‘Turns Into Anti-Semitism’, Jewish Telegraph (UK)
18 Mar 2013 A bit of hasbara heresy, Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post
4 Mar 2013 Irish host censured for Israel ‘cancer’ slur, YNet News
8 Feb 2013 Video – Financial Times writer apologises for blaming Israel, Jewish News One (TV)
8 Feb 2013 Burgas Bus Bombing – an analysis, Emily Gian, J-Wire
8 Feb 2013 UN agency fires anti-Israel tweeter, JTA
7 Feb 2013 Cameron: help me kick Hizbollah out of Europe, Jewish Chronicle
6 Feb 2013 Watchdogs on the Media Battlefield, Jerusalem Report
6 Feb 2013 Watchdogs on the media battlefield, Jerusalem Post
31 Jan 2013 Did an Offensive Cartoon Expose Our Own Failings?, Simon Plosker, The Algemeiner
30 Jan 2013 Anti-Netanyahu cartoon is called ‘blood libel’, Washington Jewish Week
28 Jan 2013 Sunday Times Editor Responds to Outpouring of Criticism Over ‘Blood Libel’ Cartoon, The Algemeiner
27 Jan 2013 Sunday Times criticised for Israel cartoon on Holocaust Memorial Day, Jewish Chronicle
27 Jan 2013 ADL Slams Sunday Times ‘Blood Libel’ Cartoon Published on Holocaust Memorial Day, Calls For Immediate Apology, The Algemeiner
27 Jan 2013 Anti-Israel cartoon in London’s Sunday Times called ‘blood libel’, JTA
18 Jan 2013 Israeli diplomatic incompetence, Barry Shaw, Jerusalem Post
17 Jan 2013 Canadian Network Names Tel Aviv as Israel’s Capital, Israel National News
17 Jan 2013 The seeds of a Media Intifada, Simon Plosker, The Commentator
17 Jan 2013 A Morsi moment in the media, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
9 Jan 2013 Jewish leaders in Australia say media not so ‘fair and balanced’ on Israel, Haaretz
21 Dec 2012 Not the most wanted award, Jewish Chronicle
19 Dec 2012 ‘Irish Times’ offers a guide for boycotting Israel, John Lalor, Jerusalem Post
18 Dec 2012 Ha’aretz Writer ‘Wins’ 2012 Prize for ‘Dishonest Reporting’, Israel National News
5 Dec 2012 How Israel Can do Better in the Propaganda War, Dr. Jack E. Friedman, Israel National News
19 Nov 2012 Sun News credits HR on Pallywood (TV)
18 Nov 2012 Beware of ‘Pallywood’ Magic, The Algemeiner
16 Nov 2012 ‘PALLYWOOD’: Israel accuses enemies of fake casualties, News.com.au
17 Oct 2012 Feeling judgemental? Think twice, Joe Hyams, The Commentator
11 Oct 2012 How to make a great first impression, Joe Hyams, Times of Israel
5 Oct 2012 Guardian ‘violated accuracy’ over the status of Jerusalem, Jewish News (UK)
5 Oct 2012 PCC rules on Guardian capital offence, Jewish Telegraph (UK)
4 Oct 2012 UK Press Commission to Media: Stop Lying About Israel’s Capital, Commentary Magazine
2 Oct 2012 UK media watchdog rules: Tel Aviv is not the capital, Times of Israel
21 Sep 2012 Winnipeg student wins $2000 journalism award, Jewish Post & News (Canada)
19 Sep 2012 U of T student wins inaugural journalism award, Jewish Tribune (Canada)
25 Aug 2012 Defining Israel’s capital, Trevor Asserson & Baruch Baigel, Jerusalem Post
24 Aug 2012 Capital question for press regulator, Trevor Asserson & Baruch Baigel, Jewish Chronicle
16 Aug 2012 Letter: Honest Reporting and The Guardian, Simon Plosker, Jewish News (UK)
12 Aug 2012 Righting a capital offense, Simon Plosker, Jerusalem Post
9 Aug 2012 Guardian correction, Jewish News (UK)
9 Aug 2012 The Guardian apologises for referring to Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital, European Jewish Press
8 Aug 2012 The Guardian Changes Style Guide on Israel’s Capital, Again, JSpace
8 Aug 2012 ‘Guardian’ retracts claim that Tel Aviv is capital, Jerusalem Post
8 Aug 2012 Guardian’s Grudging Mea (Not Quite) Culpa Highlights Need for UK Reform, Hadar Sela, Algemeiner
8 Aug 2012 Guardian Retracts Tel Aviv Capital Claim, Jewish Daily Forward / JTA
8 Aug 2012 The Guardian retracts claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, Shalom Life
8 Aug 2012 Guardian: We were wrong to call Tel Aviv Israel’s capital, Times of Israel
8 Aug 2012 Guardian withdraws ‘Tel Aviv is Israel’ claims, Jewish Chronicle
22 June 2012 IDF and global watchdog complain of Gaza media bias, Jewish News One – (TV)
16 June 2012 IBA News (segment begins at 16.35 mins.) – (TV) HR CEO Joe Hyams is interviewed on efforts to ensure that Israel is presented fairly in the international media.
13 June 2012 How the Mavi Marmara sank Israel’s public diplomacy, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
10 June 2012 Israel National News Radio, The Tamar Yonah Show - (RADIO) HR CEO Joe Hyams explains the importance of the quest for honesty in reporting on the Mideast conflict.
10 June 2012 Der Sturmer in the UK?, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
1 June 2012 Media Watchdog Launches ‘Inside Israel’ Program, Israel National News
1 June 2012 HonestReporting Launches Israel Advocacy Mission, Jewish Press
31 May 2012 HonestReporting to Launch Milestone Nondenominational Israel Advocacy Mission, Baltimore Jewish Life
30 May 2012 Honest Reporting celebrates 15th ‘Inside Israel’ Mission, Times of Israel
24 May 2012 PCC backs Guardian over Jerusalem, Jewish Chronicle
23 May 2012 UK, Guardian Say Israel’s Capital is Tel Aviv, Not Jerusalem: HonestReporting Complaint Rejected, Jewish News One - (TV)
22 May 2012 Guardian not wrong to say Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, panel says, LA Jewish Journal
22 May 2012 U.K. press panel: Guardian right to say Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, Ha’aretz
22 May 2012 Guardian not wrong to say Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, UK press complaints panel decides, Times of Israel
22 May 2012 Guardian not wrong to say Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, panel says, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
22 May 2012 British Mandate Circa 2012, Suggests Media Watchdog, Israel National News
17 May 2012 They don’t like us – should we care?, Simon Plosker, Times of Israel
30 Apr 2012 Watching the International Media: HonestReporting, Manfred Gerstenfeld, Israel National News
23 Mar 2012 The Middle East Report, Revelation TV - (TV) Simon Barratt interviews HR’s Simon Plosker on issues of anti-Israel media bias on this Christian television station.
14 Mar 2012 Fake photos of escalation posted on Twitter, Jerusalem Post
13 Mar 2012 Lies, damn lies, and Twitter, Israel Hayom
13 Mar 2012 When it comes to attacking Israel, expect lies, damn lies and false tweets, Robert Sibley, Ottawa Citizen
13 Mar 2012 U.N. Media Employee Caught Tweeting Misleading Photo of Bloody Palestinian Child – From 2006, The Blaze
13 Mar 2012 Twitter pictures from Gaza proven to be false, Times of Israel
12 Mar 2012 Anti-Israel Tweeters post fake photo of Gaza wounded, Jewish Chronicle
22 Feb 2012 About those incredible rumors, Joe Hyams, Times of Israel
8 Feb 2012 The Mideast PR Machine: from Assad to the Palestinians, Simon Plosker, The Commentator
17 Jan 2012 Anti-semitic stereotypes in Dutch paper spark anger, Jerusalem Post
17 Nov 2011 Newspaper of the Year?, Emily Gian, J-Wire (Australia / New Zealand)
27 Oct 2011 ‘Guardian’ columnist apologizes for ‘anti-Semitic slur’, Jerusalem Post
27 Sep 2011 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses media coverage of the Palestinian UN vote with Adam Mallerman.
17 Sep 2011 Israel always at fault, Simon Plosker, YNet News
22 June 2011 Media crossing the line, Simon Plosker, YNet News
17 May 2011 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses media reaction to Naqba Day incidents with Adam Mallerman.
24 Mar 2011 I’m beginning to see echoes of arguments from the 1930s, Charlie Wolf, Jewish News (UK)
22 Mar 2011 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses media reaction to the Itamar murders and Gazan missiles with Adam Mallerman.
17 Mar 2011 Why no outrage over West Bank family slaughter?, Jewish Chronicle
14 Mar 2011 Reuters denies using anti-Israel rhetoric, Jerusalem Post
24 Feb 2011 J-Wire Meets HonestReporting, J-Wire (Australia / New Zealand)
12 Jan 2011 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses the Abu Rahma libel with Adam Mallerman.
10 Jan 2011 Israel National Radio - (RADIO) HR’s Yarden Frankl joins Josh Hasten on the Israel Hasbara Hour.
13 Dec 2010 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker joins Adam Mallerman to discuss media coverage of Israel.
10 Sep 2010 The pictures that are worth more than 1000 words, Jerusalem Post
7 Sep 2010 Time Magazine Cover Controversy, Inside the Middle East Blog, CNN
18 Aug 2010 The Tricks of Hezbollah, Ryan Mauro, Frontpage Magazine
11 Jul 2010 ‘Fired CNN editor not extremist’, YNet News
9 Jul 2010 Fit for ‘The New York Times’, Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post
7 Jul 2010 CNN editor sad over ayatollah’s death, Jerusalem Post
16 June 2010 Yahoo weather reunites Jerusalem, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
11 June 2010 iPhone, Yahoo! divide Jerusalem, Jerusalem Post
1 June 2010 The Unwarranted Castigation of Israel, Lauri B. Regan, American Thinker
1 June 2010 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR’s Yarden Frankl joins Adam Mallerman to discuss the world media reaction to the Gaza flotilla incident.
31 May 2010 Groups slam ‘Guardian’ SA nukes story, Jerusalem Post
30 May 2010 American Jews and Israel, Eileen F. Toplansky, American Thinker
27 May 2010 Comedy Central removes anti-Semitic video game, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
24 May 2010 Comedy Central changes video game title, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
20 May 2010 Jewish community takes on Comedy Central’s ‘anti-Semitic’ stereotypes, Ha’aretz
19 May 2010 Comedy Central Vs. The Jews, Jewish Daily Forward
18 May 2010 Israel Game: Funny or Offensive?, New York Jewish Week
29 Apr 2010 BBC rejects review by US lobby group, Jewish Chronicle
28 Apr 2010 Watchdog: BBC biased against Israel, Jerusalem Post
8 Apr 2010 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker joins Adam Mallerman to discuss media coverage of Jerusalem “settlements” and the demonization campaign against Israel.
4 Feb 2010 Dr. Shai, I presume?, Jerusalem Post
31 Dec 2009 Chai FM (South Africa) - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses the work of HonestReporting.
27 Dec 2009 Rusty Mike Radio - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker joins Adam Mallerman to discuss the Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award and anti-Semitism in the media.
22 Nov 2009 JNET Radio (UK) - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses Channel 4 Dispatches’ attack on him and the organization.
17 Nov 2009 British TV program to examine UK’s ‘powerful Israel lobby’, Jerusalem Post
8 Oct 2009 JNET Radio (UK) - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker joins the team on the Thursday Night Live News & Politics Show for an hour of chat.
22 Sep 2009 Simple Facebook question raises problems around the world, CNN
21 Sep 2009 Facebook in Golan dispute, Connecting the World, CNN - (TV) HR’s Social Media Editor Alex Margolin appears on CNN’s report on HR’s successful Facebook campaign.
21 Sep 2009 Facebook gets caught in Golan Heights dispute, CNN
18 Sep 2009 Facebook sparks new conflict over Golan Heights, Babylon & Beyond, LA Times
18 Sep 2009 Facebook’s Israel Problem, Benjamin Sarlin, The Daily Beast
16 Sep 2009 Facebook faces Arab boycott for putting the Golan Heights in Israel, The Daily Telegraph
11 Sep 2009 Facebook Updates the Golan’s Status, Tablet
10 Sep 2009 Facebook changes Golan policy, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
10 Sep 2009 Facebook finally allows Golan residents to live in Israel, Ha’aretz
10 Sep 2009 Facebook gives Golan residents option to identify as Israeli or Syrian, Jerusalem Post
5 July 2009 BBC pro-Israel? Don’t make me laugh!, Simon Plosker, Jerusalem Post
27 May 2009 Who will speak for Israel?, Jerusalem Post
26 Mar 2009 Guardian & UN Allege War Crimes, Jewish News (UK)
9 Mar 2009 What stifled debate?, Alex Margolin, The Jerusalem Post
18 Feb 2009 2008 Dishonest Reporting Awards, Pajamas TV - (TV) Jo Hicks interviews HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker about media coverage of Gaza, the Dishonest Reporter Awards disputed Gaza casualty figures.
12 Feb 2009 Public systematically misled on Gaza, Alex Brummer, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
26 Jan 2009 World Have Your Say, BBC World Service - (RADIO) HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses whether an aid appeal for Gaza undermines the BBC’s impartiality. (Go to 36 – 44 minutes to listen to the segment.)
15 Jan 2009 Only you can defend Israel on the Internet, Alex Margolin, Jerusalem Post
14 Jan 2009 Combating Anti-Israel Propaganda, Pajamas TV - (TV) Jo Hicks interviews HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker about anti-Israel media bias during the Gaza conflict.
12 Jan 2009 43,000 sign petition calling for fair coverage of Gaza conflict, Jerusalem Post
12 Jan 2009 Critics Say French TV Network Broadcast Fabricated Footage in Gaza, Again, Fox News.com
11 Jan 2009 Stained Glass Radio, NorthSound 2, Aberdeen, Scotland - (RADIO) HonestReporting Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses anti-Israel media bias during the Gaza conflict.
8 Jan 2009 Israel Is Winning In Media, Too, Jonathan Mark, New York Jewish Week
7 Jan 2009 Israel in the Balance, Stephanie Gutmann, National Review Online
19 Dec 2008 Israel Viewpoint: Honest reporting, Stephen Kramer, Jewish Times of South Jersey
5 Nov 2008 ‘Social’ life in Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Post
3 Oct 2008 Papers are too quick to accept NGO reports, Alex Brummer, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
29 Aug 2008 Letter: Help Media Monitors, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
22 Aug 2008 Let Middle East press monitors multiply, Alex Brummer, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
10 Jul 2008 Bias over bulldozer, Jewish News (UK)
15 May 2008 New Report May Turn History Of ‘Inquirer’ Anti-Semitism On Its Head, Herb Denenberg, The Philadelphia Bulletin
15 May 2008 Letters: No campaign to silence Israel’s critics, The Independent (UK)
14 May 2008 Latest Front In Mideast Wars: Wikipedia, New York Jewish Week
22 Feb 2008 BBC is finally striving for political balance, Alex Brummer, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
7 Feb 2008 Simon Says, Modiin News (Israel) (Hebrew)
18 Jan 2008 Broadcasting & the web: Further gaps in the BBC’s MidEast map, Jewish Chronicle (UK)
17 Jan 2008 Beeb Bias?, TotallyJewish
17 May 2007 Media watchdog keeps eye out for biased reporting, Cleveland Jewish News
4 May 2007 Gag on BBC report ‘monstrous’ – prof, Jewish Telegraph (UK)
14 Feb 2007 WNWR, Philadelphia, ZOA Middle East Report - (RADIO) HonestReporting Managing Editor Simon Plosker discusses media distortions fuelling the unwarranted hysteria surrounding Israeli excavations near the Temple Mount. (Go to 18:50 in the show to hear this interview.)
4 Sep 2006 Anti-Israel Bias – An Endless Battle, CBN (Christian Broadcast Network)
22 Aug 2006 Arutz Sheva (Israel National Radio) - (RADIO) Is CNN Really Objective? – HonestReporting Senior Editor Yarden Frankl discusses CNN and the media’s coverage of the conflict in the North.
8 Aug 2006 Israelthisweek - (RADIO) Host Dean Rotbart interviews Yarden Frankl, Senior Editor of HonestReporting, about the explosion of anti-Israel media bias among news organizations.
11 Aug 2006 Give More Than Facts on Lebanon, Critics Say, Bloomberg
31 Jul 2006 Rhema Radio, New Zealand - (RADIO) HonestReporting Senior Editor Simon Plosker talks about the latest developments in the Lebanon conflict.
30 Jul 2006 KRLA, Newsroom Confidential - (RADIO) The War Over Public Opinion in the Middle East – a special roundtable discussion of experts, including HonestReporting Senior Editor Simon Plosker, discussing the Mideast crisis and how the media are covering it.
28 Jul 2006 Bad news all in a day’s work for editor Simon, Jewish Telegraph (UK)
12 Jul 2006 Rhema Radio, New Zealand - (RADIO) HonestReporting Senior Editor Simon Plosker talks about the latest developments in the Lebanon conflict.
25 Jun 2006 KRLA, Newsroom Confidential - (RADIO) HonestReporting Senion Editor Yarden Frankl discusses the Gaza Beach story and how individuals can have a major impact in media reporting.
15 Jun 2006 IBA News - (TV) Senior Editor Simon Plosker is interviewed about Israel’s PR efforts in the aftermath of the Gaza Beach incident.
25 May 2006 Rhema Radio, New Zealand - (RADIO) HonestReporting Senior Editor Simon Plosker discusses the Gaza Beach incident.
24 Mar 2006 Storm as Israel media watchdog plans local group,Jewish Telegraph (UK)
16 Mar 2006 Honest Reporting in the UK, SomethingJewish
16 Mar 2006 HonestReporting Launches UK Site, TotallyJewish
6 Dec 2005 Anti-Israel article angers Irish leaders, European Jewish Press
2 Dec 2005 Anti-Israel article in magazine causes storm of protest in Ireland, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
2 Dec 2005 Desecration of Judaism by Irish, Jewish Telegraph (UK)
5 Jan 2005 Arutz Sheva, Tovia Singer Show - (RADIO) Senior Editor Simon Plosker looks at some of the media’s worst excesses in covering the Middle East conflict.