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Media Cheat Sheet 10/09/2011

Here’s today’s assessment of media coverage, issues and trends. I go through the papers so that the HonestReporting staff (and now you too) don’t have to. Commentary • Must-read: Amir...

October 9, 2011 17:50 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/5/2011

Yesterday, I began blogging the daily media roundups I already prepare for the HonestReporting staff’s in-house use. It covers a lot of the issues, trends in coverage, and developments I see in the...

October 5, 2011 22:23 By :

BBC Cool With Abbas Rejection of Peace

When Israel opposes some diplomatic initiative, it never fails: headlines label Israel as rejectionist, obstructionist, moving the goal posts, etc. So when Mahmoud Abbas rejected international diplomacy...

September 25, 2011 14:40 By :

It’s the Anti-Semitism, Stupid

If you don’t believe that the Cairo-Jerusalem meltdown is fueled by Egyptian anti-Semitism, take note:  BBC reporter Thomas Dinham describes How I was subject of anti-Semitic abuse in Cairo. The...

September 15, 2011 16:19 By :

Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

What does the media do when an Israeli spy story actually involves no Israelis?

September 8, 2011 10:53 By :

Palmer Report: Israel Vindicated, Media Shrugs

What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.

September 5, 2011 12:56 By :

BBC Pounds Israel

In the hours after the terrible terrorist attack near Eilat that left 8 Israelis dead and many more wounded, what was the BBC’s headline story?

August 21, 2011 14:53 By :

BBC Balen Battle to Continue

We were deeply saddened when UK lawyer Steven Sugar died in January of this year. Sugar had campaigned tirelessly in the courts to force the BBC to publicly release the Balen Report – the corporation’s ...

August 15, 2011 14:06 By :

Itamar Massacre Followup: BBC Turnaround Improves

Hakim Awad was convicted of murdering Udi and Ruth Fogel, along with three of their children in the Itamar massacre. Almost as notable as the conviction is that the BBC picked up on the story quickly....

August 4, 2011 10:38 By :

BBC Trust Upholds Complaint About Settlement Moratorium Coverage

Last September, Israel ended a moratorium on building in already-existing settlements. Unfortunately, the BBC Today program inaccurately described moratorium in far broader terms, stating, “The moratorium...

June 28, 2011 14:31 By :