Tag Archives: Egypt

Al-Jazeera, Egypt, and History’s First Draft 2.0

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,

Planning a Revolution? Use Facebook or Twitter?

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

Exposed – Anti-Israeli Subversion on Wikipedia

HonestReporting exposes anti-Israel activists manipulating the online encyclopedia.

The Six Day War: Forty Years On

HonestReporting takes a look at the context behind the events of June 1967.

The BBC Report

A London lawyer presents a comprehensive analysis of BBC's Mideast coverage. The results indicate an ongoing pattern of anti-Israel bias.

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