Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO • Now that Palestine is a member of UNESCO, the US has cut funding and Canada is weighing its options. And the Palestinians? They’re already preparing…
Who is the real aggressor as a rocket barrage strikes Israel’s south?
Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s coverage focused on Gaza rocket fire and Israeli retaliation. Unfortunately, some journos skewed the chronology while others used non-judgmental shorthand giving the impression Israel sparked the fighting. Moshe Ami was buried in Ashkelon after succumbing to shrapnel wounds. Gaza Heats Up • In Ashkelon,…
The events of the past few days have generated some horrendous headlines. Here are just a few that we spotted.
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.
Why does the Financial Times cling to the previously accepted wisdom that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the fulcrum at the heart of the Middle East’s troubles and consider Hamas a credible peace partner?
Israel’s three conditions for engaging Hamas are a matter of principle. You don’t negotiate with people who want to kill you. You don’t negotiate with people who don’t recognize your existence. And you don’t negotiate with people who don’t intend to honor previous Israeli-Palestinian agreements. If you do, you reward — and legitimize — a terror…
Did the FT conveniently forget about Jerusalem when it appointed Tel Aviv as Israel’s seat of political power?
Why is the media so obsessed by one former Israeli soldier’s Facebook post at the expense of major Mideast news stories?
A Financial Times op-ed draws on the false apartheid parallel.