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What Would It Take to Spark Media Introspection Over Mideast Coverage?

What Would It Take to Spark Media Introspection Over Mideast Coverage?

Since the US elections, the journalism industry has been humbled by Donald Trump’s unexpected win. Long-held assumptions are flying out the window. Long-held practices will hopefully be re-examined. A “reality check,” after all, means you may not be in sync with reality. How big a problem is it? It’s coming out that journalists operated in

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How Your Tax Money Funds Media Groupthink

One way to measure media groupthink is to find out which papers  journalists are reading. And for the second year in a row, the most widely read newspaper by the BBC staff is The Guardian, a left-wing paper with a declining print circulation and a regular contender for HonestReporting’s Dishonest Reporting Awards.  Heh. That sentence

“It’s Impossible to Reconcile The Evidence With the Accepted Narrative About Israel”

Greg Sheridan reminds me of why watchdogs like HonestReporting are battling against Big Media’s skewed views of Israel. The Australian‘s columnist — who is visiting Israel– writes: Spending time in Israel is dangerous because it is impossible to reconcile the evidence of your eyes with the accepted international narrative about Israel. In the international media, Israel

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