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Hopeless in Gaza: Hopeless Journalism

Sending a journalist into the cauldron of the Mideast conflict without any background knowledge is a sure way to produce uninformed articles. Sadly, The Times has published a feature by women’s issues writer Stefanie Marsh entitled “Hopeless in Gaza“. Hopeless is an accurate description of Marsh’s attempts to get to grips with her subject material.

Dishonest Reporter Award 2007

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

Bad News From the Netherlands

A project sets out to prove that any country can be made to look like a pariah.

BBC Feeds Terror Propaganda to Children

As children, many of us grew up trusting John Craven’s BBC Newsround for a simple understanding of the news. Youngsters are, of course, particularly susceptible to taking television and other media reports at face value. That is why it is particularly disturbing read this report in the Daily Mail: Britain’s former spy chief accused the BBC of “parroting” Al

Sky & BBC Analyst Celebrating Nuclear Genocide

The Jerusalem Post reports: The editor of an Arabic daily newspaper published in London said in an interview on Lebanese television that he would dance in Trafalgar Square if Iranian missiles hit Israel. Talking about Iran’s nuclear capability on ANB Lebanese television on June 27, Abd Al-Bari Atwan, editor-in-chief of Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, said, “If

Sky and BBC News Analyst: Celebrating Nuclear Genocide

The Jerusalem Post reports: The editor of an Arabic daily newspaper published in London said in an interview on Lebanese television that he would dance in Trafalgar Square if Iranian missiles hit Israel. Talking about Iran’s nuclear capability on ANB Lebanese television on June 27, Abd Al-Bari Atwan, editor-in-chief of Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, said, “If

Panorama in Gaza: The BBC Gets It Right?

Despite what happened to Alan Johnston, Jane Corbin and her colleagues from the BBC’s flagship documentary programme Panorama ventured into the Gaza Strip to see the situation of the Palestinians following the brutal Hamas takeover and the subsequent international isolation of the area. The BBC’s default position on Israeli-Palestinian issues regularly places the blame solely on Israel, even in

Giving a Platform for Extremism

Giving a platform to extremists and supporters of terrorism raises many questions. Last night, Channel 4 Television reopened the debate by broadcasting an Islamic extremist openly supporting terror attacks in Britain. The terrorist praised the 7/7 bombings in London and even called for British Muslims to “arm themselves.” According to the Daily Express, programme-makers defended

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