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Flagging Temple Mount Fauxtography

Flagging Temple Mount Fauxtography

See below for updates on this post, including the paper’s amended caption. If you didn’t know better, you’d think this photo in the Los Angeles Times shows the Israeli flag provocatively flying over the Dome of the Rock. Seen from Mount Scopus, the distinctive golden Dome of the Rock, one of Islam’s holiest sites, stands

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To Err is Human, But Algorithms Can Be Screwy Too

The “related reading” you commonly see alongside news articles are based on computer algorithms so that editors don’t have to spend time manually plugging in related content. The concept is simple: a computer judges — based on keywords, date, and other factors — what articles are “related.” Then it automatically posts the article’s headline and

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Fury as UNESCO Pulls Plug on Israeli Exhibit

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. Not-so-great expectations: • Kerry expected to unveil framework deal by end of month. • Palestinians expected to reject Kerry plan, launch diplomatic war on Israel. By the way, Haaretz reports

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Following Up on the Dishonest Reporting Awards

Comments and the roar of the crowd after announcing the New York Times won the 2013 Dishonest Reporting Award and other runners up. 1. The danger of forgetting that not everyone knows the nickname you’re talking about. From: . . .@. . .com Date: Thu, Dec 26, 2013 Subj: Re: A Year of Biased Reporting:

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LA Times to Israel: “Tossing Democracy Out the Window Is Not the Solution”

A Los Angeles Times staff-ed worries about Israeli-Arab voters being disenfranchised from a national referendum on any final peace agreement. Still, tossing democracy out the window is not the solution any more than it was for the United States when it interned American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Why the worry? Because

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

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

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Media Throws Israel Under the Bus

A Palestinian publicity stunt gets the media’s attention.

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