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Facebook, AP, and the Seeds of Another Zionist Media Conspiracy Rumor

A few days ago, I didn’t give this AP lead sentence a second thought: Aided by Facebook, Israel on Friday prevented scores of pro-Palestinian activists from boarding Tel Aviv-bound flights in Europe...

July 11, 2011 11:31 By :

False Photo Incites on Facebook

Our Shattered Lens series examined how the wire services misused photo imagery to distort coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But what about unattributed photos that are deliberately used to...

June 16, 2011 9:04 By :

A Digest of Weekend Articles

• Columnist Faisal Al Qasim says the Arab regimes are are more brutal than the Zionists: But is the Arab media still able to satirise Israeli barbarism with the same vigour after it has witnessed what...

June 5, 2011 18:48 By :

Study Finds Overwhelming Facebook, Twitter Support for Israel: What It Means

 A new study by the Pew Research Center found Facebookers, the Twitterverse and bloggers expressing support for Israel over the Palestinians by a whopping 3-1 margin. The study looked at a week’s...

May 30, 2011 15:12 By :

Breaking News: Facebook Shuts Down Third Intifada Group

Despite previous statements saying they would monitor but not remove the controversial Facebook group calling for a Third Intifada, Facebook administrators shut down the group early Tuesday morning in...

March 29, 2011 13:40 By :

Facebook refuses to remove group calling for Third Intifada

Update: about an hour after this post was published, Facebook shut down the group. All links to the group have been redirected to users’ personal profiles.   An Arabic-language Facebook group...

March 29, 2011 12:12 By :

Who Is Iran to Lecture Israel on Tear Gas?

A Facebook group called IRAN: “URGENT WE NEED YOUR HELP” is asking netizens for advice on how to counter what it describes as a strange new tear gas Iranian security forces are using against...

February 21, 2011 17:32 By :

Can the Internet Really Be Shut?

In the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak’s fall as Egypt’s dictator, Internet experts have begun to examine how the Egyptian government managed to accomplish what many thought impossible – to completely...

February 17, 2011 12:45 By :

February 1 Morning Links

• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen...

February 1, 2011 10:51 By :

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...

January 31, 2011 9:51 By :