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Pro-Hezbollah Paper Intimidates Tribunal Witnesses

Pro-Hezbollah Paper Intimidates Tribunal Witnesses

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. I’m glad to see AP noted for the record the UN report (advance version) exonerating Israel for the death of 11 month-old baby Omar Masharawi. The U.N. office of the

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More Honors For Silwan Fauxtography

AFP photographer Ilia Yefimovich sounds pretty defensive about his 2010 photo of a Palestinian kid getting hit by a car in Silwan.   Yesterday, his image was chosen Best Photograph in a Tel Aviv exhibition. Yefimovich talked about it with Haaretz: Yefimovich vehemently denies these claims. “Who staged the photo? It can also be interpreted

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

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Fauxtography Files: Photojournalist Blows Lid on Collusion With Stone Throwers

The video: Italian photographer Ruben Salvadori blows the lid on collusion between photojournalists and Palestinian stone throwers. In this remarkably documented video, Salvadori describes how the David-and-Goliath images come about, despite the way they distort reality of the clashes they cover. Photojournalism Behind the Scenes [ITA-ENG subs] from Ruben Salvadori on Vimeo. The significance: It

Excellence In Ambush Journalism Awarded

For years, Palestinian rock throwers and press photographers have been feeding off each other. The kids appear in a steady flow of images reinforcing the David-and-Goliath narrative, and photographers fatten their paychecks. Now, one photographer is getting honor as well. Ilia Yefimovich, who was one of a group of photojournalists in Silwan last October shooting

MSM, Stone Throwers Collude and Collide In Silwan

Press photographers showed their true colors on Friday, colluding with Palestinian rock-throwers in Silwan. The results: Photographers walked away with graphic photos and video footage. Imran Mansur, age 11, was left with a broken leg; Israel was smeared as the images rapidly hit the news stream. The Guardian published an AFP/Getty Images photo with the following tip for photographers, nothing

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