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The Guardian Electrifies Israeli Security Barrier

The Guardian Electrifies Israeli Security Barrier

The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”

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Paris Attacks Terror? Not According to BBC

For reasonable people, the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and kosher supermarket in Paris were clear cases of terrorism. But apparently, not everyone who runs the BBC is reasonable. Take the head of BBC Arabic, Tarik Kafala, for example. For him, terrorism is too “loaded” a term to describe what happened. “We try to

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Is The PLO Dictating Reuters Content?

A few days ago, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the name “Temple Mount” in reports about the Jerusalem holy site. The thrust of its argument is that the Temple Mount is located in occupied territory, and any reference to the site other than the Noble Sanctuary (Haram al Sharif in Arabic) encroaches

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Is Rabbi Yehuda Glick “Right-Wing?”

The New York Times referred to him as a “Far-right activist.” The BBC and LA Times labeled him a “Right-wing Jewish activist.” The Sydney Morning Herald calls him a “Far-right religious activist.” Throughout the media, there is an unusual consistency with the terms being used to describe Rabbi Yehuda Glick, who was the victim of

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