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How Your Tax Money Funds Media Groupthink

How Your Tax Money Funds Media Groupthink

One way to measure media groupthink is to find out which papers  journalists are reading. And for the second year in a row, the most widely read newspaper by the BBC staff is The Guardian, a left-wing paper with a declining print circulation and a regular contender for HonestReporting’s Dishonest Reporting Awards.  Heh. That sentence

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Why Did the BBC Pull Jerusalem Documentary?

The Times of Israel reports on a storm that has erupted following the BBC’s last-minute decision to drop a documentary that questions the extent of the Jewish exile after the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE. According to TOI: The film “Exile: A Myth Unearthed,” which theorizes that many modern-day Palestinians could be partially

UK Media: The Israel Line or The Bottom Line?

If the BBC wants to win over the Jewish community, it’ll have a lot of work to do. An Institute for Jewish Policy Research survey (pdf format) found that a whopping 80 percent of UK Jews believe the Beeb is biased against Israel. Because the BBC is significantly supported by households paying an annual £145.50

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Flubbed Followup of Gaza Baby’s Death

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Two of the news services most enmeshed in the story of Baby Omar followed up on the story — in skewed ways. Washington Post: It Doesn’t Matter Who Killed Baby

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Pro-Hezbollah Paper Intimidates Tribunal Witnesses

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. I’m glad to see AP noted for the record the UN report (advance version) exonerating Israel for the death of 11 month-old baby Omar Masharawi. The U.N. office of the

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France to Free Killer of Israeli, US Diplomats

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Mali is France’s Gaza, argues Ron Agam: France is now going to war in Mali because it says “we cannot have a terrorist state at the door of Europe,” but

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