Browsing Tag AFP

AFP Joins Suha Arafat’s Charm Offensive

Suha Arafat’s charm offensive continued with an interview on Egyptian TV. Cue the violins: YNet News describes how Mrs. Arafat even trotted out her out her 16-year-old daughter, Zahwa. The interview...

November 17, 2011 12:33 By :

Media Throws Israel Under the Bus

A Palestinian publicity stunt gets the media’s attention.

November 16, 2011 14:24 By :

And I’m a Not Medical Writer . . .

Considering that the latest two-ship flotilla stunt is only carrying “symbolic aid” and that organizers readily admit that the real goal is to bust the Gaza blockade, this headline I spotted...

November 3, 2011 13:09 By :

Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

What does the media do when an Israeli spy story actually involves no Israelis?

September 8, 2011 10:53 By :

Rotten Headline of the Day

Ouch. Israel to bill Bedouins for razing their homes You have to read AFP’s article to learn that Israel is suing the Bedouins for the cost of repeatedly demolishing illegal structures in Al-Araqib,...

July 28, 2011 9:35 By :

Reporters Strip Searched Again: Journos to Boycott Bibi?

The Foreign Press Association is rightly upset that three female reporters were strip searched by the Prime Minister’s security detail last week before a briefing by deputy prime minister Moshe Yaalon. AFP’s...

July 24, 2011 11:10 By :

The Age Recycles Staged Photo

Part of our Shattered Lens series on photo bias focused on how the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners”...

July 20, 2011 11:16 By :

Media Palispins a Poll

A poll reveals some disturbing findings questioning Palestinian attitudes to peace with Israel. But how did the media spin the results?

July 18, 2011 12:14 By :

AFP Goes to the Dogs

What does this dog on the Israeli-Gaza border have to do with a false story of dog sentenced to death by a Jewish rabbinical court?

Absolutely nothing – unless you are AFP.

June 23, 2011 9:11 By :

Leaked: Assad Regime Tied to Israel Border Riots

A leaked document details how the Syrian authorities actively helped to create border confrontations as a way to distract attention from the Assad regime’s own murderous behavior.

June 15, 2011 15:34 By :