Browsing Tag HonestReporting Canada

Ombudsman Rebukes CBC Radio-Canada’s Mideast Reporting

HonestReporting Canada’s complaints are upheld.

February 20, 2012 10:21 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Iran’s feeling the heat on a lot of levels. Big Media thinks Israeli start-ups are cool. And Time says, “So...

December 1, 2011 17:14 By :

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...

October 9, 2011 17:50 By :

When Mideast Journalists are Forced to Keep the News to Themselves

When you intimidate journalists enough, Big Media will learn to suppress the news on their own. As we learned from CNN’s Eason Jordan, “access” is more important than “honesty.”...

May 1, 2011 8:30 By :

Neil MacDonald, What’s the Israel Connection?

To expand on a story, journalists will sometimes tie in an extraneous item into a report. It might be a line mentioned in passing by an interviewee, or a throwaway line by the reporter himself. When done...

April 17, 2011 8:20 By :

Itamar Massacre: Canada’s Callous Coverage

Our colleagues at HonestReporting Canada find that the Itamar massacre remains a CBC no-fly zone. CBC Radio has has completely ignored the incident while CBC television featured a misleading 30-second...

March 20, 2011 11:46 By :

Putting Women’s Rights Back on the Mideast Media Agenda

International Women’s Day on March 8 coincides with Israel Apartheid Week. This video put together by HonestReporting Canada looks at the rights of Middle Eastern women. I wonder if the feminists...

March 1, 2011 20:14 By :

CBC: Our Israel Coverage Was Separate and Unequal

The CBC fessed up. When the publicly funded Canadian broadcaster picked up on a Human Rights Watch report charging Israeli discrimination against Palestinians in areas like housing, freedom of movement,...

February 16, 2011 9:23 By :

Common Sense Prevails In Teacher’s Journal

HonestReporting Canada highlights a textbook example of grass roots action after a trade journal (in this case, a British Columbia teacher’s magazine) flunked out on Israel. After publishing this...

February 8, 2011 11:02 By :

Scapegoating Israel for the Arab World’s Problems

It was only a matter of time before Israel was blamed for the Arab world’s unrest. I’m not surprised that one mainstream paper gave a wonk a soapbox to argue just that. See HonestReporting...

February 2, 2011 12:32 By :