Tag Archives: Ha’aretz

Temple Mount Troubles

Scenes of violence on and around the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City are currently causing further damage to Israel’s already fragile diplomatic and public image. Descriptions of Israeli police “storming” the Temple Mount add to the impression, aided by the inflammatory rhetoric of Palestinian groups and neighbouring Arab states, that Israel is carrying out

Nazi Fetishist Suspended by HRW

Human Rights Watch’s weapons “expert” suspended following outcry over bizarre “hobby”.

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.

“War Crimes” and Shoddy Journalism

Browsing the Israeli press can provide a broader and more informed picture of events in Israel than the narrower and sometimes slanted international media coverage. Indeed, Israel’s press is hardly monolithic with a variety of competing political narratives and a penchant for self-criticism, so much so that many of the most negative stories appearing in the international press are first

Exposed: How Palestinian Fixers Manipulate their Media Bosses

[Click on the button below to view the shocking footage as an Israeli politician is accosted by a former CNN employee.]   “FIXING” THE FOREIGN PRESS While one refers to the “foreign press” in Israel, most employees are local Israelis or Palestinians who are hired for their language skills, access and local knowledge. Sometimes it isn’t enough just to monitor

Exposed: How Palestinian Fixers Manipulate their Media Bosses

View the footage as a former CNN employee launches a tirade against an Israeli MK.

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