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Lancet Under Pressure to Retract Anti-Israel Letter

Lancet Under Pressure to Retract Anti-Israel Letter

A group of 500 doctors, including a number of Nobel laureates, have accused the editor and publisher of the British medical journal, The Lancet of “grossly irresponsible and damaging editorial misuse of The Lancet for political purposes,” in its coverage of the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The main issue of the complaint revolves around a vicious “open letter” published


Paris Terror: The Aftershocks

Today’s Top Stories 1. A terrible weekend for French Jewry: on the heels of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a terrorist stormed the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris, killing four hostages before being killed by police. World leaders converged on Paris to join a million-man march to show support for the victims. The Times of Israel


Defending a Professor’s Freedom of Speech?

The saga of the Professor who wrote that pro-Israel students were “brain dead” continues in Illinois and on the pages of the New York Times. Our video, “Steven Salaita: Free Speech or Anti Israel Hate?” demonstrates that the University of Illinois did not fire Steven Salaita because he was a critic of Israel. They rescinded


US Limiting Arms Sale to Israel?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed to a five-day truce. The ceasefire had a bumpy start last night, but it’s been holding up. 2. An Italian journalist working for Associated Press, Simone Camilli, became the foreign press corp’s first fatality in Gaza. He was killed along with a Palestinian translator and three


Another American Journalist Disappears in Syria

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Is Bushehr the next Fukushima? A NY Times op-ed cites haphazard planning, ongoing technical problems, the reactor’s presence along an active fault line, and questions the regime’s ability to respond


EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

Thanks to the latest EU sanctions against Iran, Press TV was cut off from Europe’s airwaves this morning. Eutelsat began blocking it and 18 other TV/radio stations operated by the Iranian state broadcaster, Irib. Press TV’s anger is both palpable and predictable: It also shows that the European Union does not respect freedom of speech, and spares


Israel Daily News Stream 06/10/2012

Syrian rebels set up a British journalist for death. Hamas terrorist basks in legitimacy of UK op-ed soapbox. Convicted of corruption in absentia, Yasser Arafat’s financial advisor begins “settling accounts” with Fatah. Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast: Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

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