Here’s today’s assessment of media coverage, issues and trends. I go through the papers so that the HonestReporting staff (and now you too) don’t have to. Commentary • Must-read: Amir Taheri (Asharq al-Awsat) persuasively asks if Palestine is a nation or a cause. He points out that neither Fatah nor Hamas describe themselves as “national”…
Doug Saunders, the Globe & Mail’s European bureau chief, thinks there’s no difference between Hamas and the Israeli parties that make up Prime Minister Netanyahu’s governing coalition. He’d be correct if Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu, Shas, United Torah Judaism, and Haatzmaut maintained their own armed groups, fired rockets at neighbors, restricted media freedom, brainwashed children, and tossed…
Israeli officials who favor concessions to the Palestinians — get labeled by Big Media as “pragmatic,” “moderate,” and “dovish.” What about the Palestinian officials outed as favoring concessions to Israel? Is the MSM describing them as “moderates,” “doves,” and “pragmatic” now? Not Robert Fisk: It will be – and is – an outrage for the…
After 4 years in Hamas captivity, make sure that the mainstream media doesn’t forget the tragic plight of the kidnapped Israeli soldier.
The media rushes to promote another report based on unverifiable allegations from Gaza.
Ha’aretz and The Guardian’s war crimes allegations debunked.
Canada’s Globe & Mail finds out what really happened.
Press TV sends a shocking response to an invited guest.
Trying to sort out the maze of Palestinian military forces and Yasser Arafat's role in terror.
A rash of articles criticize roadblocks and school closings — in Israel, but not in DC.