Australian media outlet Crikey’s political editor Bernard Keane attacks Australian Ambassador Dave Sharma and The Israel Project, falsely claiming that they work to promote Israeli settlements.
The so-called Regulation Bill legalizing settlement outposts is controversial and divides Israeli public opinion. The Independent thinks otherwise.
An editorializing photo caption in a Daily Mail story states that Israeli PM Netanyahu “demonizes Iran.”
The Mail Online and Daily Telegraph make a mess of covering a fatal Israeli bus crash in the West Bank.
Headlines certainly deserve scrutiny. It’s well-known that we don’t read most of the articles in our daily papers; we skim the headlines before being drawn to whatever draws our attention. The same habits apply on social media, where we scroll through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and click on whatever catches our fancy. An April,…
The Globe & Mail’s Patrick Martin has invented and falsified a wide variety of “facts” about the Israeli Prime Minister’s private thoughts, emotions and public positions on the election of Donald Trump, with no source or basis whatsoever.
The Times of London takes the comments of a minor Israeli government minister on the Trump election victory and creates a headline claiming a non-existent Israeli plan for a “settlement building spree.”
UPDATE The Evening Standard responded to HR reader complaints by revising the wording of its “Israel Occupation Forces” reference. The term’s not in the reporter’s voice anymore, but A) highlighting the term in the first place and B) not identifying the name of the Friends of Palestine Society spokesman who said it is still poor…
Whether or not she crossed the line of anti-Semitism herself, Rachel Smalley’s sleight-of-hand attempt to cloak her misleading accusations in the mantle of “legitimate criticism” is disingenuous.
The New York Times’s Diaa Hadid implies that there is something nefarious about Israeli security measures designed to limit their impact on the wider Palestinian population.