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The Independent Deceives Readers to Attack Israel

The Independent Deceives Readers to Attack Israel

The Independent accuses Israel of killing Palestinian children, but overlooks those children’s terror attacks and Israel’s restraint.

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The 2016 Dishonest Reporter of the Year: Why Headline Writers Won

The Dishonest Reporting Award typically goes to a clear-cut winner. Last year, the BBC won for a steady output of problematic coverage throughout the year. In 2014, the award went to Gaza war correspondents for their problematic handling of Operation Protective Edge. But 2016 didn’t have any comparable singular outrages like, say, journalist Donald Bostrom’s

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Muddling the Mayhem of a Palestinian Protest

UPDATE The Evening Standard responded to HR reader complaints by revising the wording of its “Israel Occupation Forces” reference. The term’s not in the reporter’s voice anymore, but A) highlighting the term in the first place and B) not identifying the name of the Friends of Palestine Society spokesman who said it is still poor

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Vice News Covers-Up For the Violent “Gandhi of Palestine”

What Vice News won’t tell you is that Issa Amro is actually not “non-violent” at all. In fact, he is quite violent.

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Reuters Belly-Flops on Fact-Checking

UPDATE The Jerusalem Post fact-checked Tablet and Reuters on whether or not the Palestinians have Olympic-sized swimming pools by sending reporters to the West Bank to get a first-hand look. Highlighting a problem with Palestinian sources, the Post writes: All claimed to be the “largest in the West Bank.” All claimed to be used regularly

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CNN’s Anti-Israel “Comedian” Rages Against Israel – And It’s Not Funny

CNN published a furious rage against Israel by Amer Zahr, who the network describes as “a Palestinian-American comedian and adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.” But Zahr’s delusional tirade is far from funny.

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