Browsing Tag press freedom

Lies, Damned Lies, and the Columbia Journalism Review’s Statistics

It’s amazing what you can do with numbers.

April 3, 2012 9:12 By :

First Western Journo Killed in Syria

Gilles Jacquier Gilles Jacquier, an award-winning cameraman who worked for France 2 TV, was killed in Homs when a barrage of grenades struck a pro-government rally. Seven other people were killed in the...

January 12, 2012 9:04 By :

Great Moments in Palestinian Press Freedom

Ismail Haniyeh, "Legitimate Prime Minister?" Another great moment in Palestinian press freedom: PA security forces are questioning a journalist who wrote that Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas is the...

January 10, 2012 10:02 By :

Media Advisor Sought

Head of rogue Islamic state seeks media advisor. Candidates must have good sense of Islamic decency and common sense not to suggest in interviews with reformist newspapers that the chador originated in...

November 21, 2011 13:54 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/23/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media’s coverage of Israel. Gilad Shalit • This Patrick Chappatte cartoon sums up Faisal Al Qasim’s Gulf News commentary (via IsraellyCool)...

October 23, 2011 18:06 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my...

October 6, 2011 21:36 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/5/2011

Yesterday, I began blogging the daily media roundups I already prepare for the HonestReporting staff’s in-house use. It covers a lot of the issues, trends in coverage, and developments I see in the...

October 5, 2011 22:23 By :

Tuesday Morning Media Mix – 9/27/11

What to read before your work day begins? • Abbas Strikes Out — Despite the accolades, Mahmoud Abbas is having a tougher month than the Red Sox. • Is the ‘Palestine question’ still...

September 27, 2011 14:24 By :

WikiLeaks: Media Relations, Hezbollah Style

We’ve known about Hezbollah’s media strong-arm tactics with Western journalists. Even Nic Robertson admitted during the 2006 Lebanon War that he was a tool of Hezbollah. Now WikiLeaks paints...

September 5, 2011 10:43 By :

Dutch Reporters Abandon Ship Over Flotilla’s Own Press Restrictions

Disgusted by flotillista media restrictions, naivete, and deceit, Eric Beauchemin of Radio Netherlands (and two other Dutch journalists) abandoned ship rather than sail to Gaza. But I have worked as a...

June 28, 2011 20:39 By :