Browsing Tag AFP

Comments and the Roar of the Crowd – 6

A sampling of the latest from my inbox. 1. Are some newspapers beyond the pale? From: …@sympatico.ca Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2014 Subject: Re: IDNS: What Does Unearthed Arafat Video Mean for Peace Talks? Why...

March 19, 2014 10:35 By :

Context-Free Headlines

Not everybody reads articles. You just see headlines as you quickly your news sites and social media feeds. Which is why this AP headline contains all the info most people will know about yesterday’s...

March 11, 2014 10:40 By :

Media Overplays Airport Security Issue

Sensationalist reporting of unusual Israeli security measures.

April 25, 2013 12:26 By :

Why Are Only Jews Referred to as Terrorists in the Media?

How did the media cover a Jewish terrorist?

April 10, 2013 14:17 By :

AFP’s Mosque Muck Up

It says a lot about AFP that the French wire service labels the Tomb of the Patriarchs a “mosque” in a headline.   The Palestinians are  already on record saying they’ll use UNESCO...

January 15, 2013 18:25 By :

Despite the Hype, E1 Doesn’t Cut West Bank in Two

The patch of land the world’s fixated on today is roughly 4.5 square miles adjacent to Jerusalem and Maale Adumim. There’s no fancy name to the place. It’s simply known by the bureaucratic...

December 2, 2012 16:51 By :

SUCCESS: Sunday Times Removes Doctored Iranian Photo

The Sunday Times removes Iranian fauxtography.

July 10, 2012 12:50 By :

Sunday Times Republishes Doctored Iranian Fauxtograph

On July 1, 2012, The Sunday Times (subscription only) published a story on three days of Iranian missile tests and a threat to wipe Israel “off the face of the earth” in the event that the Jewish state...

July 8, 2012 10:13 By :

Palestinian Girl’s Death: Hamas Owns Up

Reliable “Palestinian medical sources”?

June 20, 2012 15:25 By :

Caught on Camera: “Stoning” Attack on Israeli Car

The photographers are there as a boulder is hurled at an Israeli car.

February 23, 2012 15:00 By :