Browsing Tag Arab Spring

Op-Ed: BBC Exposes Its Mideast Bias?

What does a BBC report on its coverage of the “Arab Spring” say about its Israel coverage?

July 2, 2012 12:08 By :

Has the BBC Exposed Its Own Mideast Bias?

I doubt we’ll ever find out how the covered-up Balen report assessed the BBC’s Israeli-Palestinian coverage. But the Mortimer report — Edward Mortimer’s assessment of the Beeb’s...

June 28, 2012 21:43 By :

“Let Us Compare Assad to Israel”

Funeral in Homs As the Syrian death machine relentlessly rolls on, Tariq Alhomayed hits the nail on the head about Arab hypocrisy. Let us compare Assad to Israel. Let us pause here in front of this state...

March 1, 2012 23:34 By :

An Arab Winter, Not An Israeli Spring

Avi Shlaim Most people look at the Arab Spring as an expression of Arab yearning for freedom and democracy – the sort that has been modeled so vibrantly for years by Israel. But some of Israel’s...

February 27, 2012 10:38 By :

Talking to Hamas, Talking to the Taliban

Rose-colored glasses are de rigueur in the Christian Science Monitor newsroom. With the US engaging the Taliban,  this Monitor staff-ed wants to apply similar logic to Israel and Hamas: President Obama...

February 9, 2012 10:08 By :

2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

December 13, 2011 10:20 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/06/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Fallout continues from a trio of American diplomatic slaps at Israel. The Muslim Brotherhood has to navigate between...

December 6, 2011 18:50 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/05/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hamas ideologically opposes Assad, but its Iranian patron clearly expects the terror group to support Damascus....

December 5, 2011 13:15 By :

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 Cheat Sheet 11/08/2011

Welcome to everyone reading my cheat sheet for the first time. I used to write an in-house digest for the HonestReporting staff assessing the news, trends in coverage and other items of interest. We decided...

November 8, 2011 16:55 By :