Tag Archives: gaza

Grandstanding For the Cameras

Does the media report the story or does it play some role in creating it? Writing in the Spectator, Rod Liddle observes a confrontation in Hebron between a Palestinian youth and Israeli soldiers: In the world league-table of atrocities this is small beer – and, for film crews used to operating in tense and dangerous

Daily Mail Features Palestinian Incitement Video

It is not often that the British media takes a critical look at the Palestinian Authority. Continued incitement on Palestinian TV has ensured that an entire generation of Palestinian children have been conditioned to hate, valuing death and “martyrdom”. We applaud Matthew Kalman of the Daily Mail for covering this issue and bringing attention to a horrific video (click on image below

BBC Admits Bias?

Following the kidnapping of the BBC’s Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston, Tom Gross comments: Impartial observers have long recognized that Johnston is particularly anti-Israeli in his reporting. But now the BBC has acknowledged his bias too. The BBC website, in an article about their kidnapped correspondent, includes a quote from BBC diplomatic editor Paul Adams confirming that

BBC Journalist Kidnapped

Freedom of the press is a vital indicator of a nation’s democratic norms or otherwise.    Compare this with the Palestinian Authority areas where local journalists have been subjected to physical attacks, intimidation and self-censorship to avoid clashing with the government or local militias. Foreign journalists, while a valuable tool for the PA  for their role in the

LA Times and Israel’s "Right to Exist"

A radical UCLA professor questions Israel's "right to exist".

Missing the Big Picture

The media fails to present the full story from the Mideast.

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