The New York Times doesn’t believe that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas incites to violence, saying Israel only “claims” he does; and what happened to all those olive trees that CNN says were chopped down and “seized” by Israeli settlers?
Listen to Yarden Frankl on the Voice of Israel by clicking on the image above or on this link to play. HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins VOI’s Josh Hasten to discuss this week’s media coverage of Israel including the BBC’s response to complaints about Orla Guerin’s Gaza conflict dispatch and coverage of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s…
Roth sits in the HRW office in a NYC highrise on Fifth Avenue sending out his demeaning tweets. At the same time, Israelis are on the ground in Nepal, treating the wounded and searching for more bodies in the snow and the ice.
Why aren’t the media covering the plight of Palestinians in Syria? Could it be that they are only interested if Israel is accused of wrongdoing?
Since when was being located there a prerequisite for criticizing a country? It is for The Independent when Madonna criticized French anti-Semitism.
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl joins Josh Hasten in-studio to discuss press reports that Israel has opened up dams, in order to flood the Gaza Strip. The problem with this? No such dams exist in southern Israel, yet the story is making waves on the Internet.
The New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren was recently the guest of a Voice of Israel radio show. Host Josh Hasten asked her about criticism she has received that the Times’ coverage of Israel was biased. Her response was that media watchdog groups were not really basing their criticisms on objective standards. Rather,…
With A-listers such as Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Alicia Keys refusing to be bullied into canceling their shows in Israel, the BDS has apparently shifted strategies. Instead of launching campaigns against artists after they schedule performances in Israel, which has proven ineffective, BDSers now go after artists who are rumored to come,…
Brian Williams — the same person who has been suspended by NBC news for lying — went to speak with an Israeli couple whose son was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist. But all he really wanted was footage of crazy, gun-toting settlers.
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl runs down the good, the bad, and the ugly of media coverage of Israel. This week — a take-down of Roger Waters, CNN looks to J-Street, and how NBC News “framed” a couple whose child was murdered.