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Journalist’s Mea Culpa Sheds Light on Assad’s P.R. Machine

Journalist’s Mea Culpa Sheds Light on Assad’s P.R. Machine

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. An unusual mea culpa: Joan Juliet Buck, who wrote Vogue’s pilloried profile of Asma Assad, describes how the story came about. Why now? She no longer works for Vogue. Buck

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A Busy Media Day for the Munich Olympic Widows

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. AP follows up on the status of Christians in the Gaza Strip. Their community is dwindling, and since Hamas took over, facing more pressure to convert. The informal social pressure

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“Journalist” Tries to Arrest Israel’s Foreign Minister

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. A reality check for the minute of silence push: The LA Times invited writers from its parent company’s newspapers to comment on the Olympic issue. Last I looked, only Barry Stavro (LA Times)

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Going Rogge: An Olympic Tribute Satisfies Nobody

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. A UN school in Gaza is named after a Hamas terrorist and bomb-maker. Details at Malam (pdf). Adnan al-Ghoul, for whom the school is named, was one of the senior operatives

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Why Did AP Believe The “Gaza Siege” Ended?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Mahmoud Abbas is once again pushing a unilateral statehood agenda at the UN. Instead of going to the Security Council, the Palestinians will seek “non-member state” status from the General

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BBC Still Won’t Call Jerusalem “Israel’s Capital”

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Syria’s uncertainly secured chemical/biological weapons are increasing everybody’s jitters. The Media Line talked those in the know, while YNet/Reuters picks up on the IDF drawing up contingency plans to seize the

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Bob Costas to “Call Out” IOC Over Minute of Silence

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Suicide bomber kills eight Israeli tourists in Bulgaria. Blame centers on the usual suspects: Iran, Hezbollah, and Syria. Coverage of the blast was similar across the board (Washington Post suffices.)

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Bombing Fatally Strikes Assad’s Inner Circle

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Palestinian journalists are boycotting a meeting with Shimon Peres to protest another incident of overzealous Israeli security guards trying to strip search reporters. I explained Why Palestinian Journalists Are Right to Boycott Peres. 2. Bomb in

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Defecting Syrian Diplomat Tells All

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Today’s Zaman: Turkey’s credibility with NATO is taking a hit as the army backtracks on what caused the downing of a Phantom jet a few weeks ago: “If it turns

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Which Tycoons Are Using Their Media Holdings to Promote Israeli Views?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. AP: Egypt’s new government is keeping Hamas at arms length — fully opening border would undercut Palestinian unity and put us down the path to a three-state solution. AP writes:

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