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Sky Interviews Hamas Head

While there is an argument to be made against giving terrorists airtime on TV, credit to Sky News’ Tim Marshall for his interview with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Damascus. Having secured an exclusive of this nature, many journalists would have pandered to the interviewee, treating him with kid gloves. Not so with Marshall, who

Kid’s Paper: Failing Impressionable Young Minds

The Arab-Israeli conflict is complicated enough for adults to fully understand, let alone children. Too many times, mainstream media fails to provide the necessary context to the story. So why has a children’s newspaper simplified recent events into this photo and caption? First News claims to be the widest read weekly children’s publication in the UK. As such,

Gaza: UK Media Reacts Against Israel

The past few days of Israeli counter-terror operations in the Gaza Strip were bound to create a media frenzy and the UK press doesn’t disappoint. HonestReporting has already released a Special Report explaining the context behind Israel’s actions and offering talking points to use in responses to media bias. We strongly recommend reading this report

Dishonest Reporter Award 2007

Our seventh annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

Sky & BBC Analyst Celebrating Nuclear Genocide

The Jerusalem Post reports: The editor of an Arabic daily newspaper published in London said in an interview on Lebanese television that he would dance in Trafalgar Square if Iranian missiles hit Israel. Talking about Iran’s nuclear capability on ANB Lebanese television on June 27, Abd Al-Bari Atwan, editor-in-chief of Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, said, “If

NUJ Boycott: A Reward For Palestinian Journalists?

HR UK’s international sister site HonestReporting.com addressed the ridiculous and self-defeating vote by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) to boycott Israel. Indeed, many people, including journalists, have protested the NUJ’s actions. However, even we were shocked by the NUJ’s justification for the boycott. General Secretary Jeremy Dear, in an e-mail forwarded to us by

Call For Bowen’s Removal

We recently highlighted the continuing bias of the BBC’s Mideast editor Jeremy Bowen. Many of you copied us in on your complaints to the BBC concerning Bowen’s leaked e-mail that called into question his supposed impartiality, and an unbalanced report on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Having maintained the pressure on Bowen and the BBC

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