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Readers’ Choice: Top 10 Posts of 2014

Readers’ Choice: Top 10 Posts of 2014

When rounding up the biggest stories of the year, it’s revealing to look at which posts drew the most viewers. Statistics, of course, don’t tell the whole story. Important stories often fall below the radar of public interest. But there is still no better way to capture the pulse of the HonestReporting community than to see

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Gary Kenzer Brings Media Lessons to All Ages in October

It was a busy month for HR’s North American Executive Director Gary Kenzer, who traveled through three states to train Israel’s supporters in media literacy and advocacy, and to give an in-depth analysis of media coverage of the recent Gaza war. Gary’s first speaking engagement, during the holiday of Succoth, took place at the Northwest

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WSJ Columnist: ‘Palestine Effect’ Makes People Irrational

Why does the media continue to post Gaza casualty figures provided by Hamas – often without mentioning the source – as though the information is credible and useful to people trying to make sense of what’s happening in Gaza? And why do some people instinctively blame Israel for “starting” the Gaza war, even though it’s