A Palestinian publicity stunt gets the media’s attention.
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 arrest, and more. Gaza Heats Up • Good AP snippets: Most of the violence this weekend has been between Israel and Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed group…
rom this Daily Telegraph headline? You have to read the article to find out the “militant” was part of a squad preparing to launch rockets at Israel — after the truce was announced.
After five years in captivity, Gilad Shalit has finally returned home.
Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. News & Commentary • The Jerusalem Post obtained a document sent to Israeli envoys abroad spelling out some of the legal problems Palestinian statehood faces. It’s an important story; I expanded on but one of the points raised: Who is A Palestinian Citizen? • Ofcom (pdf…
Commentary • I’m starting off with a great Wall St. Journal staff-ed (click via Google News) about the “Cinderella story” of Daniel Shechtman’s chemistry research: Today, Mr. Shechtman’s observations have been fully validated and quasicrystals are beginning to have commercial applications. But his story is a reminder that a consensus of scientists is no substitute…
A biased Telegraph piece on Gaza recycles an old photo.
What does the media do when an Israeli spy story actually involves no Israelis?
What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.
The events of the past few days have generated some horrendous headlines. Here are just a few that we spotted.