Tag Archives: Associated Press

Dishonest Reporter Award 2007

Our seventh annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

Guardian’s Lax Student Research

The Guardian (as well as other media outlets) regularly portrays Israel as ‘collectively punishing’ Palestinians, failing to acknowledge legitimate Israeli security concerns. Rory McCarthy’s 6 November article focusing on the plight of some 670 Gazan students unable to return to universities abroad is certainly not the worst published in The Guardian. One cannot but sympathise with

Gaza ‘Under Siege’?

Is the Gaza Strip really under siege or is the reality quite different?

Palestinian Terrorists: Abusing Freedom of the Press

Terrorists launch attack across the Israel-Gaza border in a vehicle disguised as a TV truck.

Buried By the Media: Watch Sderot Under Attack

The media fails to do justice to the suffering of Sderot.

BBC Journalist Kidnapped

Freedom of the press is a vital indicator of a nation’s democratic norms or otherwise.    Compare this with the Palestinian Authority areas where local journalists have been subjected to physical attacks, intimidation and self-censorship to avoid clashing with the government or local militias. Foreign journalists, while a valuable tool for the PA  for their role in the