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A Year of Dishonest Reporting — Why The Guardian Won

A Year of Dishonest Reporting — Why The Guardian Won

Find out why The Guardian won the Dishonest Reporter Award.

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my Israeli friends will think I’m unfair and harsh, applying double standards by focusing on Israeli shortcomings while paying less attention to those of other

Martin Wainwright

Guardian Journalist Responds to HR Blog Post

A few days ago I blogged the inherent irony of Guardian journalist Martin Wainwright’s comments when interviewed on Israeli radio about the UK riots: Pictures of any sort of disorder can give a completely false impression and I’m in Birmingham and I can assure you that, you know, if you wanted to come and have


UK Riots: The Guardian Pot Calls the Kettle Black

Someone alerted me to this little gem he heard on Israel’s Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) on its breakfast show this morning. Discussing the riots in the UK, The Guardian’s Martin Wainwright was interviewed. He said the following (some of which was drowned out by the Israeli presenter’s Hebrew explanation but which I have taken the


Jody McIntyre Dumped by HuffPo and Channel Four

It just gets worse for Jody McIntyre, the anti-Israel activist fired from his blogger position at The Independent over tweets inciting UK rioters. In an interview with the Huffington Post, McIntyre was asked whether the Footlocker shoe store was a valid target for rioters: On a personal level I think Brixton police station would be