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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

Media Cheat Sheet 10/10/2011

Commentary • I’m starting off with a great Wall St. Journal staff-ed (click via Google News) about the “Cinderella story” of Daniel Shechtman’s chemistry research: Today, Mr. Shechtman’s observations have been fully validated and quasicrystals are beginning to have commercial applications. But his story is a reminder that a consensus of scientists is no substitute

Assessing Weekend Coverage

• Two Palestinians, Amjad Awad, 19, and Hakim Awad 18, have confessed to brutally murdering the Fogel family. Haaretz reports that six other people from the Palestinian village of Awarta were arrested for helping hide the murder weapon and suppressing evidence. Awarta’s in shock: Many in the village refuse to believe the investigation conclusions including

Bagshawe Beats Down BBC

The Jewish Chronicle reports: The BBC has admitted that the horrific murders of the Fogel family last month should have been covered on their 24 hour news channel. The massacre, in which a three-month-old baby was decapitated and her siblings’ throats were slashed, did not appear anywhere across the BBC’s television channels, and was mentioned

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Louise Bagshawe: Still Waiting For BBC Reply on Fogel Failures

  It’s been a few days since Louise Bagshawe asked in the pages of the Daily Telegraph if the BBC really cared about the slaughter of the Fogel family. Certainly ample time for Beeb executives to reply to the British MP’s broadside calling to account the lack of coverage. But Bagshawe’s still waiting to hear from

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