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Revealed: HRW Researcher’s Bizarre Background

Revealed: HRW Researcher’s Bizarre Background

Human Rights Watch’s Marc Garlasco has appeared regularly in the media,  touted as a military “expert”. Garlasco played a prominent role in promoting the 2006 Gaza Beach Libel, which wrongly blamed Israel for a “massacre” of Palestinians. (See HonestReporting’s interactive Big Lies presentation for more on this story.) But what does Garlasco get up to when he isn’t producing one-sided reports

The New York Times: Just the Facts?

A six month study of the New York Times shows a bias toward the Palestinian narrative.

Censured: Galloway and Press TV

HonestReporting UK has consistently criticised Press TV, Iran’s propaganda channel and its presenter, Respect MP George Galloway. Press TV came under Ofcom’s spotlight following a complaint that it had breached its duty to be impartial and accurate in covering the Iranian regime’s attempts to crush dissent following the recent elections. A number of its presenters and contributing guests

Breaking the Silence: More Rumour and Hearsay

Will the media never learn? In March 2009, Ha’aretz published a story alleging “war crimes” and serious ethical failures on the part of the IDF in Gaza. Predictably, many international media outlets repeated the allegations without bothering to do any rudimentary checks. Subsequently, it was revealed that the soldiers’ testimonies were based on nothing more than rumors

Breaking the Silence: More Rumor & Hearsay

The media rushes to promote another report based on unverifiable allegations from Gaza.

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