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Nahal Oz: A Case Study in Flawed Reporting

A brief survey of some UK media’s coverage of a Palestinian terror attack on the Nahal Oz fuel depot identifies some examples of subtle bias and weak reporting. Skewed headlines: “Israel hits back after two die in crossing attack“: Despite the fact that Palestinian terrorists instigated this fatal cross-border attack on Nahal Oz, The Guardian’s

C4 Goes Inside Hamas

A Channel 4 documentary, “Inside Hamas”, broadcast on 10 February, gained unprecedented access to the inside of the terrorist organisation. Writing in The Spectator,¬†film-maker Mike Chamberlain describes what went on during the filming: There were no spin doctors in sight, as [director] Rodrigo filmed internal meetings of the police and private parliamentary discussions. He accompanied

Tribute to a Terrorist

“For those in anti-colonial movements across the world who learned and trained under him, his name embodies that inextinguishable human demand for justice and freedom. His exhilarating emancipatory model of resistance to injustice, his radical optimism and, above all, his tight political organisation scorched the consciousness of young people across the Arab world, mobilised masses

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.

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