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Media Cheat Sheet 10/23/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media’s coverage of Israel. Gilad Shalit • This Patrick Chappatte cartoon sums up Faisal Al Qasim’s Gulf News commentary (via IsraellyCool) which calls the lopsided deal humiliating for Arabs. Qasim’s key snippet follows the cartoon. It is not a secret at all that the value of an Arab

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Radio-Canada Game Show Declares All of Jerusalem to be a City of “Palestine”

Our colleagues at HonestReporting Canada have published their latest communique. This past Friday August 12, Radio-Canada, the French-language network of CBC News, broadcast a game show featuring a question which shockingly presumed Jerusalem to be a city in “Palestine”. On a game show called “Connivence”, Radio-Canada host Sébastien Benoit asked the following question to his

5 Signs The BDS Movement Is Serious About Canadian Apartheid

You know the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) movement is stretching when activists like Chadni Desai make such stupid comments in Toronto: “We as the organizers of Israeli Apartheid Week in Toronto believe that we cannot speak meaningfully about Israeli apartheid without speaking first about the realities of apartheid here in Canada.” “In crucial ways, the Canadian state’s

CBC: Our Israel Coverage Was Separate and Unequal

The CBC fessed up. When the publicly funded Canadian broadcaster picked up on a Human Rights Watch report charging Israeli discrimination against Palestinians in areas like housing, freedom of movement, health, education and access to water, it made one mistake. The Ceeb never obtained an Israeli response to the non-governmental organization’s allegations. You won’t find any

Common Sense Prevails In Teacher’s Journal

HonestReporting Canada highlights a textbook example of grass roots action after a trade journal (in this case, a British Columbia teacher’s magazine) flunked out on Israel. After publishing this anti-Israel diatribe riddled with errors, half-truths and baseless accusations, HR Canada and concerned educators took action. The result? “Teacher” magazine schooled itself, Getting It Right on Israel and Palestine. I’d

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