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What’s the Real Story With Those “Apartheid Buses?”

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Commentator responds to Daily Telegraph coverage of so-called “apartheid” buses: The substance is drearily familiar, though it is particularly gratuitous. It is (yawn) an “Israel-Apartheid” story, and it pegs

Vote for the Dishonest Reporter of 2012

In addition to that that other election, now’s the time to vote for the Dishonest Reporter of 2012. It’s our annual recognition of the year’s most skewed and biased coverage of Israel and the Mideast conflict. Make your voice heard and please choose one of the five nominees below, along with a brief explanation of

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Correcting the Record, Haaretz Style

I have to credit the Globe & Mail for noting the “clarification” Haaretz made on its ugly apartheid survey.To my awareness, it’s the only Western paper that did the right thing. Thumbs up to HonestReporting Canada for its role. This is significant because Big Media typically doesn’t follow-up on subsequent corrections, clarifications or apologies. The

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Author Unplugs The Guardian’s Spin

This says a lot about The Guardian. An op-ed by Benjamin Pogrund, a prominent anti-apartheid activist who made aliyah took Haaretz to task for its controversial apartheid survey. Israel has moved to the right, but is not an apartheid state. Pogrund’s point is that the media over-spun the story against Israel. But an ironic editors

Are You Ready to Take Your Israel Advocacy Up a Notch?

Just finished reading one the most unbelievably skewed commentaries I’ve ever seen. It’s so bad, I actually see it as a teachable moment. So rather than debunk it myself, I’m turning this over to the readers. So take a stab at addressing the issues raised by Belfast Telegraph columnist Eamonn McCann. We’re talking about: The Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions

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Aussie Editor Apologizes for Apartheid Headline

HonestReporting critiqued a particularly nasty piece of journalism in The Australian. While the newspaper hasn’t addressed the one-sided contents of the article itself, the editor has, at least, apologized for the appalling headline that originally appeared. JTA reports: The editor of the Weekend Australian newspaper apologized to the Jewish community for a headline that accused

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