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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, an unrecognized village built on state-owned land. Israeli authorities have razed the illegal structures more than 20 times, costing taxpayers $529,000 in manpower

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 Sara Hussein described the experience as humiliating and also posted tweets one and two as well. Reporters already go through security checks before getting press

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” of Israeli brutality. The accompanying AFP / Getty photo in an opinion piece in Australia’s The Age looked very familiar: In

Near Lynch Is MSM Paydirt

Once again, Silwan stone throwers and Palestinian photographers ambushed an Israeli car. A lynch like this means paydirt for all the photographers clearly visible in the second image. After all, “if it bleeds, it leads.” Did the photojournalists expect anything else to happen to the next Israeli car to come along? Jewish settlers driving their

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