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When Palestinian Journalists Protest Normalization

When Palestinian Journalists Protest Normalization

Al Quds, a Palestinian newspaper based in eastern Jerusalem, has bucked norms by publishing announcements by the Israeli Civil Administration. The paper also raised ire for a 2016 interview with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman. That’s why the paper is taking heat from Palestinians who oppose anything that smacks of “normalizing” Israeli-Palestinian relations. Their logic is

What Would It Take to Spark Media Introspection Over Mideast Coverage?

Since the US elections, the journalism industry has been humbled by Donald Trump’s unexpected win. Long-held assumptions are flying out the window. Long-held practices will hopefully be re-examined. A “reality check,” after all, means you may not be in sync with reality. How big a problem is it? It’s coming out that journalists operated in

LA Times Stringer Peddles Israel Lobby Trash

Over-stretched Western news services rely heavily on arrangements with Palestinian free-lance writers and photographers who know the West Bank: the terrain, the language, the people, the mores. For better or for worse, Big Media coverage of the West Bank would grind to a halt without stringers. One such writer on my radar is LA Times

The Dishonest Reporter ‘Award’ 2005

Our fifth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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