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Media Objectivity First Aid for The Lancet

Exposed: The Lancet’s Links to Conspiracy Theorists

Exposed: The Lancet’s Links to Conspiracy Theorists

Signatories to an anti-Israel letter promoted by The Lancet medical journal have sympathies with white supremacist conspiracy theories.

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CNN’s Distortions of the Gaza Conflict’s Psychological Toll

CNN’s one-sided presentation of the Gaza conflict continues with the video “War’s Psychological Toll on Gaza’s Kids.” The video explains the immense psychological toll the conflict has had on Palestinian children. It begins with footage of an Israeli attack on Gaza and then proceeds to discuss the impact these attacks are having on Gazan children.

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Balance in the Eye of the Editor

Will Gore, the deputy managing editor of The Independent, weighs in on journalistic balance. It was prompted by a headline error (since corrected) and a Dave Brown cartoon (of which a formal complaint to the UK Press Complaints Commission was filed and dismissed). Gore adds, almost as a throwaway ending: There will always be those

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Jon Snow to Hamas: You Endanger Your Civilians With Your Rockets

Having a Hamas spokesman as a guest on a talk show is a dangerous undertaking. A skilled media manipulator from Hamas could use the opportunity to spout lies and accusations against Israel without the counter-balance of an Israeli viewpoint. But Channel 4′s Jon Snow manages to keep Hamas member Osama Hamdan mostly on topic, asking

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Gaza Conflict Day 21: Hamas Threatens Journalists

Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF released its findings on the shelling of a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in which 15 Palestinians were killed. The Jerusalem Post reports: . . . Hamas terrorists fired at the army from within the school complex. The terrorists fired anti-tank missiles at soldiers, the army added.   The

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