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Hamas’ Unreality Check

Has Hamas moderated its views or has the media jumped to conclusions?

Bowen’s World

Times columnist Stephen Pollard, has acquired a leaked e-mail (republished in full below) from BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen to BBC staff. We think Pollard more than adequately sums up Bowen’s slanted analysis and predictions for the year ahead in Israel and the Mideast: It’s all too predictable. The “fragmentation” of Palestinian society has, in Mr Bowen’s

2006 Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award

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

Indie Fails to Retract False Allegations

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during the recent conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into

BBC Speaks For All Palestinians

Without the aid of any polling data, the BBC’s Alan Johnston is able to claim that: all Palestinians would argue that Israel grossly over-reacts to the missile attacks from Gaza. The crudely made rockets often cause panic and minor injury, but they very rarely kill. Does Johnston claim to have asked every resident of the West Bank and

No Retraction For Indie’s False Uranium Libel

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during this summer’s conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into

BBC Bias Debate Continues

The debate over institutional bias within the BBC continues. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Tom Leonard adds his thoughts: It’s fair to say the message is finally getting through: the BBC has a problem with impartiality. The row over BBC bias has been rumbling on longer than war in Sudan and always seemed just as unresolvable. The

Indie’s Uranium Charges

Over the years, Israel has been accused of many diabolical acts and condemned before the full evidence is presented. The Jenin “massacre” and Gaza Beach libels are but two examples. Now, the Independent of 28 October has run a front page exclusive by Robert Fisk alleging Israeli use of a “secret uranium bomb” in Lebanon during the

French Injustice

The French Al-Dura court case ends in defeat for Philippe Karsenty.

When Cameramen Attack

A Reuters cameraman takes part in rock-throwing attacks against Israeli security forces.

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