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Terror & Coexistence: Personal Thoughts on HonestReporting’s Mission to Israel

Terror & Coexistence: Personal Thoughts on HonestReporting’s Mission to Israel

On June 9, a pair of Palestinian terrorists carrying homemade semi-automatic weapons opened fire on Israelis at the Sarona shopping center in Tel Aviv, killing four and injuring 16. Three days later a terrorist who had pledged allegiance to ISIS opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 and injuring an additional 53. When I talk to my friends

Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

Video: Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

While the real story is about three Israeli high schoolers who were abducted by the terrorist group Hamas, many in the media prefer to make the story about the settlements. Others ask why they were hitchhiking anyway, as if to blame the victims for the crime. Image: CC BY-SA HonestReporting, flickr/dhannah

Tired of Seeing Israel Slammed in the Media – v2

Why is the struggle for media fairness so important? The media sways public opinion, which directly affects foreign policy towards Israel. HonestReporting was formed in 2000 to respond to unfair coverage against Israel in the wake of the second Intifada. Since then, it’s prompted hundreds of corrections and retractions in the media. Stay informed on

Tired of Seeing Israel Slammed in the Media?

Why is the struggle for media fairness so important? The media sways public opinion, which directly affects foreign policy towards Israel. HonestReporting was formed in 2000 to respond to unfair coverage against Israel in the wake of the second Intifada. Since then, it’s prompted hundreds of corrections and retractions in the media. Stay informed on

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The Story Behind Our Video

Perhaps the biggest media myth is that Israel and its leaders simply aren’t interested in peace. The seeds of our new video, Don’t Be Misled – Israel Wants Peace go back one year ago this month. That’s when Time magazine blared on its cover, Why Israel Doesn’t Care About Peace. Outraged readers gave Time the grand prize: the

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