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Media Cheat Sheet 11/03/2011

Media Cheat Sheet 11/03/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Big time speculation of a possible attack on Iran eclipsed the Palestinian statehood push and the new Gaza flotilla. Iran’s Atomic Agenda • The Guardian sparked a lot of buzz,  reporting that the IAEA has uncovered Iranian nuclear experiments that could only be used

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Media Cheat Sheet 10/26/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Peace Process • Ambassador Michael Oren discussed latest issues at a Christian Science Monitor. Watch his take on the Gilad Shalit swap, the Arab Spring and Palestinian statehood. I’m embedding the latter. • Abbas wants a major prisoner release as a precondition for peace talks. The Daily

Tuesday Morning Media Mix – 9/27/11

What to read before your work day begins? • Abbas Strikes Out — Despite the accolades, Mahmoud Abbas is having a tougher month than the Red Sox. • Is the ‘Palestine question’ still Palestinian? — One disgruntled Palestinian supporter sees right through the “Palestine Spring.” • East Jerusalem Palestinians Say UN Move Would Hurt Them;

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Guardian Deliberately Fails to Correct Error

Only yesterday, I caught Guardian correspondent Harriet Sherwood in yet another of her misguided and erroneous descriptions of the Western Wall as “the holiest site in Judaism”, while promoting the Palestinian narrative of Muslim hegemony over the Temple Mount – Judaism’s actual holiest site. I immediately sent an email to The Guardian’s reader’s editor demanding

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Guardian’s Israel Correspondent Still Clueless

The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood just keeps demonstrating her gross ignorance of the region that she is meant to be covering. In May we caught her mistakenly claiming that Israel’s Knesset and other national buildings were located on Palestinian-owned land. Prior to that, Sherwood was critiqued by HonestReporting for referring to the Western Wall as Judaism’s

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White House Whitewashing Jerusalem?

Has someone been messing with archived references to “Jerusalem, Israel” in Bush-era digitized official US government documents? This is the case according to Omri Ceren writing in Commentary: The “Jerusalem, Israel” captions and statements from the Bush-era White House are digitally archived and frozen, and so beyond the administration’s reach. But Bush-era State Department reports

A Flickr View of Jerusalem

I’ve gotten used to living in Jerusalem, so I’m used to passing by the city’s sites without giving much thought to the significance of this landmark or that site. So it’s good that once a year, I get to remind myself of the excitement and awe I felt the first time I experienced Jerusalem so many

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Behind the Scenes – The Making of Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities

With the release of HR’s latest video – Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities, and the launch of our new Facebook community page, The History of Jerusalem Did Not Start in 1967, I sat down with HR’s Special Projects Editor Yarden Frankl to discuss the making of the film. Why did you decide to

Coming Soon: HR Video on Media Coverage of Jerusalem

Watch out for HR’s next video, Jerusalem: The Media Myth of Two Cities, tentatively scheduled for release on May 18. Since Jerusalem was reunified in 1967, thousands of Jews, Arabs, and people from around the world walk past the old dividing line. Shopping malls and busy streets have replaced the barbed wire that once split

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