Now that the UN boosted the Palestinian status to “non-member observer state,” what does this mean for Big Media descriptions of the new-and-improved Palestinian entity? The Daily Telegraph‘s Alex Spillius lists the possible references, but finds shortcomings in them all. Palestine: “There has in fact never been a nation state called Palestine. The Holy Land…
History professor Paul Thomas Chamberlin makes the case for talking to terrorists using President Nixon’s decision not to deal with the PLO as a case study. He writes in a New York Times op-ed: By failing to strengthen moderates within the P.L.O. and effectively locking the Palestinians out of the Arab-Israeli peace process, American officials…
Despite having been spurned by the White House Correspondents Association, Helen Thomas still feels Palestinian love. That’s because the PLO’s Washington delegation honored Thomas with its own journalism award. The 91 year-old journalism veteran was forced out of her position at Hearst Newspapers two years ago for saying Jews should get the hell out of Palestine. What took…
Walter Rodgers goes far beyond a simple debate over settlements.
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Our sixth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.
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