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Gay Girl in Damascus Hoax: Pinkwashing Israel and Sock Puppetry Extraordinaire

By now, it’s all over the internet that Gay Girl in Damascus was outed. Amina Arraf — a Syrian lesbian and emerging voice for gay Arabs whose views on the Arab Spring gained prominence in the Western media – is really Tom MacMaster, a heterosexual male, co-director of Atlanta-Palestine Solidarity, now suspended from his Ph.D studies at

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NPR Exec Fired In Video Sting

This story’s taking on a life of its own. After blogging the story, NPR’s CEO was ousted. See updates below. * * * I don’t meet high-powered media executives in upscale restaurants to discuss Big Things, so the snobbish anti-Semitism you’ll see in the undercover video below is something I’d only hear about. NPR fundraisers

Breaking the Silence: More Rumour and Hearsay

Will the media never learn? In March 2009, Ha’aretz published a story alleging “war crimes” and serious ethical failures on the part of the IDF in Gaza. Predictably, many international media outlets repeated the allegations without bothering to do any rudimentary checks. Subsequently, it was revealed that the soldiers’ testimonies were based on nothing more than rumors

Exposed: How Palestinian Fixers Manipulate their Media Bosses

[Click on the button below to view the shocking footage as an Israeli politician is accosted by a former CNN employee.]   “FIXING” THE FOREIGN PRESS While one refers to the “foreign press” in Israel, most employees are local Israelis or Palestinians who are hired for their language skills, access and local knowledge. Sometimes it isn’t enough just to monitor

Exposed: How Palestinian Fixers Manipulate their Media Bosses

View the footage as a former CNN employee launches a tirade against an Israeli MK.

Dishonest Reporting ‘Award’ for 2002

Our annual award for the most skewed and biased reporting.

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