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.
A photo of PM Netanyahu in an unintentionally compromising pose is intentionally used to portray him as a hardliner.
Take a look at these two headlines from two UK newspapers: The same story but two very different meanings. The first is from the Daily Telegraph and correctly refers to the suspension of Arab-Israeli MK Haneen Zoabi for her participation in last year’s Gaza flotilla when she was a passenger on board the Mavi Marmara.…
When will the BBC be big enough to admit when it has committed an error instead of wriggling out of an outright retraction?
A bizarre and untrue story originating in the Israeli press concerning a dog “sentenced to death by stoning” is picked up by the international media.
A leaked document details how the Syrian authorities actively helped to create border confrontations as a way to distract attention from the Assad regime’s own murderous behavior.
Once again, a flood of headlines present Israel as an aggressor responsible for the deaths of dozens of unarmed civilians. Was this really a peaceful protest or another Syrian-engineered attempt to breach Israel’s border? Where did the media get it right and where did it go wrong?
It’s not often these days that the Israeli diplomatic service produces real heroes. But Ron Prosor, Israel’s Ambassador to the UK is one. For the past four years, he has taken on one of the most difficult jobs imaginable – promoting and defending Israel in one of the world’s hotbeds of anti-Israel activity – and…
Our look at some of the media coverage of the Netanyahu speech illustrates how we are at the mercy of one or two journalists and editors or the particular editorial or political line of a media outlet when it comes to coverage of Israel.