Browsing Tag Lauren Booth

EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

Thanks to the latest EU sanctions against Iran, Press TV was cut off from Europe’s airwaves this morning. Eutelsat began blocking it and 18 other TV/radio stations operated by the Iranian state...

October 15, 2012 18:40 By :

Press TV: Iranian Propaganda Station Off the Air Where it Belongs

The Iranian state propaganda organ Press TV obtained a license to broadcast via satellite from its London studios at the end of 2008, spreading its brand of “news” into the living rooms of...

January 22, 2012 15:24 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/5/2011

Yesterday, I began blogging the daily media roundups I already prepare for the HonestReporting staff’s in-house use. It covers a lot of the issues, trends in coverage, and developments I see in the...

October 5, 2011 22:23 By :

UK Riots Expose Media Muck

The riots afflicting London and other parts of the UK have made headline news around the world. What has this got to do with coverage of the Middle East however?

August 10, 2011 12:56 By :

Top 5 Reasons The Gaza Flotilla Will Go On Even Though Egypt’s Opening Rafah Crossing This Weekend

Egypt announced it will permanently open the Rafah border crossing this weekend. With Palestinians able to travel back and forth, and consumer goods already plentiful, you’d think the Free Gaza flotilla...

May 25, 2011 22:14 By :

BBC Part of an Al-Qaida “Propaganda Media Network?” (Part 2)

Don’t get too excited by the Daily Telegraph allegations that someone working for the BBC may be part of an Al-Qaida “propaganda media network.” The Telegraph raised the issue after...

April 27, 2011 17:12 By :

Italian Journalist/Activist Abducted in Gaza

Sky News reports that a group of Salafists inspired by Al-Qaida just kidnapped an Italian journalist in Gaza. Their video (via Gaza Times) demands that Hamas release their “holy warriors”...

April 14, 2011 21:33 By :

Press TV’s UK Bank Account Frozen

Press TV’s UK bank account was frozen. The Times of London writes of the latest woes for Iran’s English language news station: The National Westminster Bank has frozen and will shortly close Press...

January 29, 2011 20:41 By :

HR Attacked by Plagiarizing Palestinian Paper

Palestinian “news” websites engage in plagiarizing, gross misinformation and anti-Semitism.

October 28, 2010 11:41 By :

Dishonest Reporting ‘Award’ 2008

Our eighth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

February 17, 2009 22:00 By :