A poisonous pen scribbles in South Africa while an old canard resurfaces in Australia.
The print editions of newspapers eventually end up in the waste paper bin. Online stories remain archived on the internet in perpetuity. This is why we take particular issue with The Independent, which published on 26 May, an article entitled “Secret memo shows that Israel knew Six Day War was illegal” (different to the headline…
HonestReporting UK called on The Independent to retract a cover story by Robert Fisk accusing Israel of firing depleted uranium shells at Lebanon during last year’s war. Despite the fact that a UN team and, later, Lebanese experts themselves put the canard to rest, The Independent never retracted its coverage. HR UK subscriber Gavin Gross lodged a…
A documentary's flaws are compounded by the public broadcaster's failure to provide context.
Three media distortions of Israel's historic 'disengagement' from Gaza
Do you know the facts behind Israel's pullout from the region?
Israel's Gaza withdrawal isn't the only recent story worthy of coverage
An egregious fabrication from a Globe & Mail reporter recalls the larger distortion of Zionist land policy.
HonestReporting's biography, with links to important sources
The online resource distorts fundamental historical events essential to understanding the day-to-day news.