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Hebron

AFP’s Mosque Muck Up

It says a lot about AFP that the French wire service labels the Tomb of the Patriarchs a “mosque” in a headline.   The Palestinians are  already on record saying they’ll use UNESCO decisions to bar Jews from worship at the tomb.  AFP’s brazen whitewash of Jewish ties to the Hebron holy site only furthers

Media Cheat Sheet 11/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO • Now that Palestine is a member of UNESCO, the US has cut funding and Canada is weighing its options. And the Palestinians? They’re already preparing

Media Cheat Sheet 10/09/2011

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”

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