Browsing Tag IDF

Gaza Border Zone Shooting: Context Vanishes in No-Man’s Land

The UK’s Sunday Times featured a dramatic sounding story “Morpurgo sees child shot in Gaza border wasteland”. Did a children’s author really witness the IDF targeting a child?

February 15, 2011 20:17 By :

Christian Science Monitor: When All Else Fails, Trust IDF Superiority

I hope a strong, vibrant democracy emerges in Egypt. But if not, well, just trust IDF superiority to blow the bad guys to smithereens. That’s the approach this Christian Science Monitor staff-ed...

February 9, 2011 14:33 By :

Flotilla Report: BBC Plumbs the Depths

The BBC’s reporting of the Israeli commisssion of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla graphically illustrates all that is wrong with its coverage of Israel.

January 24, 2011 15:31 By :

3 Thoughts on Israel’s Flotilla Findings

In the aftermath of the Mavi Marmara, the world demanded a thorough, impartial and transparent Israeli inquiry into the affair. Well, they got it. The Turkel commission released its part one of its final report...

January 23, 2011 16:09 By :

Your Daily Dose of Dehumanization

There was absolutely no news at the IDF’s Bethlehem checkpoint, but get a load of this photo serving only to dehumanize the army. Palestinians pass through a security checkpoint at the Bethlehem...

January 23, 2011 12:09 By :

CNN Breathless Over Tunisian Tear Gas

You’ll never see a video like this come from the West Bank. A CNN film crew was caught up in some Tunisian tear gas. At around the 3:00 minute mark, photographer Mary Rogers poo-poos concern for...

January 19, 2011 16:33 By :

Tear Gas Or Palestinian Smokescreen? New York Times Takes Sides Against IDF

Why does the media not show the same skepticism towards Palestinian libels as it does towards official Israeli statements?

January 11, 2011 6:16 By :

Palestinians Caught in Another Libel?

Did a Palestinian demonstrator really die from inhaling tear gas or is this yet another Big Lie?

January 4, 2011 15:35 By :

Daily Telegraph Video: Context Tossed Out With Grenades

A video report uses a misleading headline while the narration conveniently omits a stone throwing incident.

October 21, 2010 11:27 By :

Selective Outrage: Israeli Facebook Photos Spark Media Circus

Why is the media so obsessed by one former Israeli soldier’s Facebook post at the expense of major Mideast news stories?

August 17, 2010 22:00 By :