Everything you wanted to know about the flotilla but didn’t know who to ask.
A New York Times report on the latest flotilla is a shoddy piece of journalism, lacking in vital context, missing any Israeli comment and adopting the false narrative provided by anti-Israel activists well versed in manipulating the media for their cause.
• Israel might actually allow the Free Gaza flotilla to reach the strip. • Western journos are going batty in Tripoli’s Rixos Hotel. I wouldn’t blame Harriet Sherwood for missing the press freedom (and comfort) of the Jerusalem beat. • Iran’s helping Assad suppress Syrian protests. • Justin Bieber ain’t Israel’s only VIP guest tweeting…
Good grief, could this Edmonton Journal staff-ed possibly lack any more nuance? Judge Jacob Turkel’s commission was government appointed, but independent from that point on. Lord David Trimble of Ireland and Canada’s Brig. Gen (Ret.) served as international observers.Yet the Journal writes: But as some Israeli commentators have themselves pointed out, a government effectively investigating itself is…
The BBC’s reporting of the Israeli commisssion of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla graphically illustrates all that is wrong with its coverage of Israel.
In the aftermath of the Mavi Marmara, the world demanded a thorough, impartial and transparent Israeli inquiry into the affair. Well, they got it. The Turkel commission released its part one of its final report (296 pages of pure PDF joy). Three thoughts as I skim through it: Unfortunate as it is, the Israeli-Egyptian closure of…
Biased and one-sided reporting of the Gaza flotilla earns one journalist a prestigious award despite the holes in his winning entry.
A snapshot of how Reuters, AP and AFP/Getty misuse imagery to distort coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
An examination of some of the imagery produced during and after the Gaza Flotilla.
The BBC’s flagship documentary programme produces a fair and balanced report on what happened on board the Mavi Marmara.