How many Gaza demonstrators risked Hamas thuggery yesterday to demand national unity? Depends on who you read. Counting crowds confounds correspondents. The Guardian’s divergence alone boggles: The Guardian: “Estimates of the turnout in Gaza City ranged from 10,000 to 100,000.” Time: ” Some 10,000 protesters were reported in the streets of Gaza City . . .”…
The BBC comes up with more excuses and deflection surrounding its callous coverage of a brutal terrorist murder.
Why did Sky News wait over 48 hours to cover a brutal baby killing terrorist murder – in a story highlighting settlements?
A mother, father and three of their children were stabbed to death. But the BBC is more concerned with “settlements”.
With huge uprisings against autocratic rule in Egypt, Libya, Tunis and across the Middle East, it’s interesting to see how well the rulers of Gaza understand the demand for democratic reform. The answer? Not very well at all. A rally for democratic change in Gaza City was organized through a Facebook post. The leader described it…
Channel 4?s four part drama “The Promise,” has caused a great deal of concern and prompted a number of complaints to HR UK.
The UK’s Sunday Times featured a dramatic sounding story “Morpurgo sees child shot in Gaza border wasteland”. Did a children’s author really witness the IDF targeting a child?
I hope a strong, vibrant democracy emerges in Egypt. But if not, well, just trust IDF superiority to blow the bad guys to smithereens. That’s the approach this Christian Science Monitor staff-ed takes in selling the Muslim Brotherhood. Yes, an editorial board that doesn’t live here says I can manage to live with the consequences: The…
Johann Hari, a writer for The Independent, should be a familiar name to HonestReporting subscribers. In his latest offering at the Huffington Post addressing the Egypt crisis, Hari once again demonstrates his visceral loathing of Israel.
Elder of Ziyon just posted footage of an unfortunate “only in Israel” moment. A Grad rocket fired from Gaza narrowly missed a wedding reception in Netivot. If Islamists gain influence in the next Egyptian government, I worry that we’re going to see more of this.