Browsing Tag Goldstone Report

Remembering Goldstone, Forgetting Its Repudiation

The IDF’s closing of an investigation into a tragic incident during the 2009 Gaza conflict has been widely reported. Unsurprisingly, some media have referred back to the UN’s Goldstone Report....

May 2, 2012 14:27 By :

A Year of Dishonest Reporting — Why The Guardian Won

Find out why The Guardian won the Dishonest Reporter Award.

December 13, 2011 10:24 By :

HR Comment: Turkey Tantrum Burying Palmer Report

Only weeks after its release, the Palmer Report into the 2010 Gaza flotilla incident, the media have consigned it to the dustbin of history.

September 14, 2011 10:06 By :

Palmer Report: Israel Vindicated, Media Shrugs

What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.

September 5, 2011 12:56 By :

The Broken Clock Logic of Palmer’s Rejectionists

Just as a broken clock is still correct once a day, it’s safe to say that the UN will vindicate Israel once in a blue moon. But as I read The Guardian’s staff-editorial on the Palmer report,...

September 5, 2011 11:16 By :

Colonel Richard Kemp: A True Friend

Richard Kemp Today, Israel faces a conspiracy of delegitimization, which aims to give validity and justification to attacks on Israel by groups such as Iran’s proxies Hamas and Hezbollah, allowing...

June 13, 2011 9:42 By :

HR Comment: How Moral Equivalence Erodes Accurate Reporting

When the media fails to make a distinction between Hamas’s aggression and Israel’s defense, it leaves out the essential element of the story that allows people to make sense of what’s happening.

April 13, 2011 15:48 By :

Battle Over Goldstone Report Continues

Judge Richard Goldstone’s Washington Post op-ed admitting he was wrong about key elements in his infamous Goldstone Report on the war in Gaza unleashed a torrent of media coverage over the past week. In...

April 7, 2011 17:33 By :

Judging Goldstone

The Court of World Opinion is now in session. Before us stands Judge Richard Goldstone. The defendant is charged with perjury and a verbal assault on the Jewish State. Judge Goldstone, wasn’t your...

April 6, 2011 23:14 By :

Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone, Part 2

Yesterday’s stories that Judge Goldstone would help retract his UN report were too good to be true. AP quotes Goldstone straight from the horse’s mouth: Nevertheless, Goldstone said, he did...

April 6, 2011 11:28 By :