Sensationalist reporting of unusual Israeli security measures.
UPDATE 2/3: The Scotsman replaced its photo. While Israeli jets were on target hitting a Syrian arms convoy, The Scotsman and Daily Telegraph badly missed the mark with their choice of photos. The Irish Independent also flunked. If I didn’t know any better, I’d think those nasty Israelis killed the kids. With all the…
The Israeli electorate heads to the center confounding the international media.
The patch of land the world’s fixated on today is roughly 4.5 square miles adjacent to Jerusalem and Maale Adumim. There’s no fancy name to the place. It’s simply known by the bureaucratic moniker, E1. After the UN General Assembly unilaterally boosted the Palestinians to non-member observer state and a Mahmoud Abbas speech that piqued…
Now that the UN boosted the Palestinian status to “non-member observer state,” what does this mean for Big Media descriptions of the new-and-improved Palestinian entity? The Daily Telegraph‘s Alex Spillius lists the possible references, but finds shortcomings in them all. Palestine: “There has in fact never been a nation state called Palestine. The Holy Land…
Gideon Levy skews the results of a poll to back his politicized agenda.
The PCC, Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph all correct their errors.
A terrorist attack produces some shoddy headlines and reports.
An Israeli judge rules that Rachel Corrie’s death was an “unfortunate accident”.
A Palestinian PR stunt ends in a non-event.