Tag Archives: Sky News

IAF Targeting Terror Facilities (Photo: IDF Website)

It All Started When Israel Fired Back… Again!

It All Started When Israel Fired Back… Again!

Who is the real aggressor as a rocket barrage strikes Israel’s south?

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Gilad Shalit: Sky News Rewrites History

As I write this only hours after the dramatic announcement that a prisoner swap deal has been signed to bring Gilad Shalit home, it’s still too early to make a judgment of media coverage. The facts and the history behind any story are important and particularly so when dealing with any aspect of the Mideast

Media Cheat Sheet 10/11/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. News & Commentary • The Jerusalem Post obtained a document sent to Israeli envoys abroad spelling out some of the legal problems Palestinian statehood faces. It’s an important story; I expanded on but one of the points raised: Who is A Palestinian Citizen? • Ofcom (pdf

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Palmer Report: Israel Vindicated, Media Shrugs

What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.

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Fauxtography’s Alive and Well

Fauxtography’s alive and well in the UK.  Recently, the BBC was ordered to issue an on-air apology when it failed to authenticate footage from a Bangalore sweat shop in one edition of Panorama. Following that and Johann Hari’s apology for taking liberties with certain quotes, one commentary lays out on how easy it is for journalists —

Syria Pays Cash For Riot, Media Takes Propaganda For Free

Syria Pays Cash For Riot, Media Takes Propaganda For Free

Once again, a flood of headlines present Israel as an aggressor responsible for the deaths of dozens of unarmed civilians. Was this really a peaceful protest or another Syrian-engineered attempt to breach Israel’s border? Where did the media get it right and where did it go wrong?

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