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Media Cheat Sheet 10/31/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Gaza violence continues to dominate the news, Palestinians get UNESCO membership, Tunisia issues a warrant for Suha Arafat’s...

October 31, 2011 18:38 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/30/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s coverage focused on Gaza rocket fire and Israeli retaliation. Unfortunately, some journos skewed the chronology while...

October 30, 2011 17:02 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/23/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media’s coverage of Israel. Gilad Shalit • This Patrick Chappatte cartoon sums up Faisal Al Qasim’s Gulf News commentary (via IsraellyCool)...

October 23, 2011 18:06 By :

BBC Cool With Abbas Rejection of Peace

When Israel opposes some diplomatic initiative, it never fails: headlines label Israel as rejectionist, obstructionist, moving the goal posts, etc. So when Mahmoud Abbas rejected international diplomacy...

September 25, 2011 14:40 By :

Fauxtography’s Alive and Well, Part 2

Since blogging Martin Bell’s take on UK fauxtography last week, the issue has popped up in the US too. Two recent examples: CBS "fireworks" over the Boston statehouse First, we have CBS...

July 12, 2011 12:11 By :

Facebook, AP, and the Seeds of Another Zionist Media Conspiracy Rumor

A few days ago, I didn’t give this AP lead sentence a second thought: Aided by Facebook, Israel on Friday prevented scores of pro-Palestinian activists from boarding Tel Aviv-bound flights in Europe...

July 11, 2011 11:31 By :

Gay Girl in Damascus Hoax: Pinkwashing Israel and Sock Puppetry Extraordinaire

By now, it’s all over the internet that Gay Girl in Damascus was outed. Amina Arraf — a Syrian lesbian and emerging voice for gay Arabs whose views on the Arab Spring gained prominence in...

June 14, 2011 18:18 By :

HR Comment: How Moral Equivalence Erodes Accurate Reporting

When the media fails to make a distinction between Hamas’s aggression and Israel’s defense, it leaves out the essential element of the story that allows people to make sense of what’s happening.

April 13, 2011 15:48 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 6 – Photo Bias in Depictions of the IDF

The three international wire services consistently employ photo bias to show IDF soldiers in a dehumanized way.

March 9, 2011 15:01 By :

Israel Killing "Activists" Not Terrorists

Headlines misrepresent IDF actions against terrorist murderers.

December 28, 2009 22:00 By :