Ten years on, a look back at the decade’s worst incident of media misreporting.
This guest post by Myrrh is republished courtesy of Harry’s Place. [I submitted this to The Guardian as a commentary piece on April 4. On April 12 they confirmed that they will not be running it. Both Brian Whitaker, former Middle East Editor and current CiF editor, and Harriet Sherwood, currently the Jerusalem correspondent, have informed me…
Did a Palestinian demonstrator really die from inhaling tear gas or is this yet another Big Lie?
The false accusations of organ harvesting continue to spread.
Human Rights Watch’s weapons “expert” suspended following outcry over bizarre “hobby”.
Human Rights Watch’s Marc Garlasco has appeared regularly in the media, touted as a military “expert”. Garlasco played a prominent role in promoting the 2006 Gaza Beach Libel, which wrongly blamed Israel for a “massacre” of Palestinians. (See HonestReporting’s interactive Big Lies presentation for more on this story.) But what does Garlasco get up to when he isn’t producing one-sided reports…
A Swedish newspaper publishes disgraceful accusations.
Our latest analysis reveals more BBC anti-Israel bias.
View the footage as a former CNN employee launches a tirade against an Israeli MK.
The LA Times publishes more unverified allegations against Israel.