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Yesterday, my colleague, Alex Margolin commented on the role of Facebook and Twitter in Egypt’s protests. There’s no question social media is playing a key role. But there’s a facet that needs more scrutiny. The media’s role, specifically Al-Jazeera. George Washington U. professor Marc Lynch would call it not a “Twitter Revolution,” but more accurately,…
Did social media bring down Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali two weeks ago or force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to appoint a successor? Well, no. But it clearly played some role in the unrest in both countries. Social media, and particularly Twitter, came into public consciousness two years ago when protestors in Iran turned…
The Scotsman deliberately gives credibility to a ridiculous conspiracy theory charging Mossad with causing Sinai shark attacks.
Some conspiracy theories are so laughable that it is obvious to the intelligent reader why they should be immediately dismissed. Unfortunately, when it comes to those involving Israel, such conspiracy theories seem to take on a life of their own, driven by anti-Semitism and hatred. Conspiracy theories about Israel and the Jews are common fare…
Time reporter blames Israel and the West for Muslim intolerance
HonestReporting exposes anti-Israel activists manipulating the online encyclopedia.
Is the Gaza Strip really under siege or is the reality quite different?
HonestReporting takes a look at the context behind the events of June 1967.
The Christian Science Monitor delegitimizes and sensationalizes the amount of U.S. foreign aid to Israel.