Israel’s Operation Cast Lead dominated the newspapers, airwaves and internet for its duration, with the aftermath still generating headlines and opinion. It is extremely important to expose those cases where the story became agenda-driven or when the media simply got it wrong. This has been graphically illustrated by an about-turn by the UN. One of the most serious and damaging…
PHOSPHORUS CHARGES REBUKED Accusations that Israel employs sinister and “illegal” weapons are not new. Now, the politicised non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch has condemned Israel for allegedly using white phosphorus weapons unlawfully in the conflict with Hamas. NGOs such as HRW enjoy the “halo effect”, whereby, because of their humanitarian focus, they are insulated from scrutiny and are regarded as…
The latest media developments as Israel’s campaign against Hamas continues.
Portrayed as the epitome of courage under fire, Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert has appeared on television screens around the world and in the pages of many newspapers, including the BBC, CBS, CNN, ABC, Independent, Sky News, and New York Times. Now, the AFP reports: “There’s a very strong suspicion I think that Gaza is now…
Why does the media continue to quote propagandist Mads Gilbert?
When will the media show some consistency in defining terror?
Bias is creeping back at CNN as HonestReporting reviews one year of coverage.
Some media employ Palestinian terminology following a stabbing in a Jerusalem neighborhood.
Our seventh annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.
As a Paris court awaits a screening of the al-Dura footage, Israel for the first time officially denies responsibility for the alleged death.