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Christian Science Monitor: Murder as an Afterthought

Why is a convicted murderer described as a “political prisoner”?

April 2, 2014 13:11 By :

Comments and the Roar of the Crowd – 6

A sampling of the latest from my inbox. 1. Are some newspapers beyond the pale? From: …@sympatico.ca Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2014 Subject: Re: IDNS: What Does Unearthed Arafat Video Mean for Peace Talks? Why...

March 19, 2014 10:35 By :

The Rot of Return

Pass the tissues. The Christian Science Monitor breaks out the violins for Palestinian refugees who want to return to the villages they fled years ago. If you’re looking for intelligent discourse...

August 19, 2013 15:11 By :

Divergent Polls On Israeli Attack: It’s All in the Question

Two polls released this week indicate divergent American attitudes towards Israeli military action against Iran. First, the University of Maryland reported that only one in four Americans would favor...

March 15, 2012 11:49 By :

No Differentiation For Dickie

Richard Silverstein Richard Silverstein claims to be a friend of Israel and publishes a blog called Tikun Olam. Instead of a cuddly fluffy “heal the world” site, his blog is popular with both...

February 22, 2012 16:41 By :

Talking to Hamas, Talking to the Taliban

Rose-colored glasses are de rigueur in the Christian Science Monitor newsroom. With the US engaging the Taliban,  this Monitor staff-ed wants to apply similar logic to Israel and Hamas: President Obama...

February 9, 2012 10:08 By :

Religious Trash Talk: Mitigating Palestinian Incitement?

Picking up on the Jerusalem mufti’s call of death to the Jews last week, the Christian Science Monitor examines “religious trash talk” by Palestinians and Jews, calling it a “trend”...

February 1, 2012 15:20 By :

Media Throws Israel Under the Bus

A Palestinian publicity stunt gets the media’s attention.

November 16, 2011 14:24 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 11/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO •...

November 1, 2011 19:50 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/31/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Gaza violence continues to dominate the news, Palestinians get UNESCO membership, Tunisia issues a warrant for Suha Arafat’s...

October 31, 2011 18:38 By :