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How Will Big Media Refer to the Palestinian “State”?

Now that the UN boosted the Palestinian status to “non-member observer state,” what does this mean for Big Media descriptions of the new-and-improved Palestinian entity? The Daily Telegraph‘s Alex Spillius lists the possible references, but finds shortcomings in them all. Palestine: “There has in fact never been a nation state called Palestine. The Holy Land

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Reader’s Rep: Gaza Cartoon Was in Poor Judgment

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. UN envoy Robert Serry acknowledges ‘quiet engagements’ with Hamas Officially, the international community has no direct contact with Hamas. The U.N., the United States and other Western governments formally renounced

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Cease Fire Ends Operation Pillar of Defense

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. Nasty headline, nasty article looking at the effect of Israeli bombing on Gazan infrastructure, at The Independent. But McClatchy News blames the rocket squads for some of the destruction —

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Airstrike on Aleppo Hospital While World Watched Gaza

While everyone watched Israel and Hamas slug it out, the Syrian civil war continued. So you can be forgiven for missing a Syrian airstrike on a hospital in Aleppo. The media wrung its hands over Palestinian casualties — collateral damage, thanks to Hamas using Shifa Hospital as cover for rocket launches and intentionally embedding itself

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Huffington Post Reposting Anti-Semitic Cartoonist

In a live blog, the Huffington Post included the following: The cartoon itself makes the offensive suggestion that Netanyahu is profiting from Israel’s military action primarily to win votes in the forthcoming Israeli election. But the cartoonist is someone who should not be republished or promoted in any mainstream media outlet. Carlos Latuff, notorious for

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