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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


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


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

Top 10 Media Fails of the Gaza War – Mobile Version

1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC Posted 3 years ago BBC reporter Jon Donnison retweeted a touching photo of wounded children, presumably victims of the Gaza War, adding his own commentary to the tweet. Turns out the children were wounded… Read More 2. BBC News 2. BBC News 2.

Tired of Seeing Israel Slammed in the Media – v2

Why is the struggle for media fairness so important? The media sways public opinion, which directly affects foreign policy towards Israel. HonestReporting was formed in 2000 to respond to unfair coverage against Israel in the wake of the second Intifada. Since then, it’s prompted hundreds of corrections and retractions in the media. Stay informed on