Today’s Top Stories 1. Already strained US-Israel ties became even more frayed when an anonymous “senior Obama administration official” launched unusual and undiplomatic attack on Benjamin Netanyahu. Here’s what he told Jeffrey Goldberg: “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this official said, referring to the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, by his nickname. …
Now’s the time to vote for the Dishonest Reporter of 2014. It’s our annual recognition of the year’s most skewed and biased coverage of Israel and the Mideast conflict. Make your voice heard and we’ll announce the ignoble winners by the end of the year. Vote for one reporter or news service, along with a…
The New York Times allows Israeli Arab journalist Rula Jebreal to deliberately portray Israel as institutionally racist towards its Arab minority.
The occupation of the son of a columnist is more significant than the admiration of reporter for Yasser Arafat? #Double Standards at the New York Times
The New York Times published an opinion piece by Ali Jarbawi (“Palestine’s Nuclear Option“) in which he claims that Mahmoud Abbas has made numerous concessions to Israel but has gotten nothing in return. We wonder what these concessions are?
A New York Times opinion piece, published on the Jewish New Year, portrays a distorted Israeli society that silences all dissent.
Within weeks of the end of the Gaza conflict, the New York Times omits certain key events and uses questionable language to describe the way the conflict began.
The war in Gaza has produced an unusually rich analysis of media coverage of the Middle East, including a landmark piece by former AP reporter Matti Friedman, who argues that coverage has been shaped by a “hostile obsession with Jews” on the part of the media. For former New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Ethan…
The New York Times publishes an uncorroborated allegation of IDF abuse from the son of a top Hamas government official.
The New York Times reports from the scene of an Israeli targeted assassination where Hamas has prevented media reports through intimidation.