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The Times: Reinterpreting International Law

When do journalists become experts in “international law”? The Times’s James Hider writes an analysis piece “Geneva Conventions give the lie to Israeli stance on new settlements“. Putting aside one’s personal views on the desirability or otherwise of Israeli settlements, it is a particularly inappropriate turn of phrase in the headline to accuse Israel of lying.

Israel: As Fanatical as Iran?

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a columnist for the UK’s Independent, regularly features on HonestReporting and its UK affiliate due to her propensity to describe Israel as a “racist” and “apartheid” state. Alibhai-Brown is also fond of taking pains to mention her many Jewish friends, as if this gives her some extra credibility when it comes to attacking

Censured: Galloway and Press TV

HonestReporting UK has consistently criticised Press TV, Iran’s propaganda channel and its presenter, Respect MP George Galloway. Press TV came under Ofcom’s spotlight following a complaint that it had breached its duty to be impartial and accurate in covering the Iranian regime’s attempts to crush dissent following the recent elections. A number of its presenters and contributing guests

Press TV: Take it Off Air?

HonestReporting has consistently exposed Press TV, the Iranian government funded mouthpiece of the brutal regime. Numerous broadcasts promote an obsessively anti-Zionist agenda far beyond any pretence at impartiality, while Press TV’s website continues to host Holocaust denial. As the regime attempts to crush dissent following the recent Iranian elections, Press TV’s self-proclaimed “unbiased news agenda” and advertisements on London buses promoting

Galloway Censured by Ofcom

The BBC reports that Respect MP, media host and prominent anti-Israel activist George Galloway: has breached Ofcom’s impartiality rules after calling for listeners to attend anti-Israel protests on his radio show. The media regulator received 14 complaints about five shows broadcast on Talksport during the Gaza conflict between November 2008 and January 2009. Ofcom ruled the

NBC, Obama & the Lessons of Buchenwald

NBC’s Tom Brokaw attempts to lead President Obama into Israel – Nazi comparisons.

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