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Is The PLO Dictating Reuters Content?

Is The PLO Dictating Reuters Content?

A few days ago, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the name “Temple Mount” in reports about the Jerusalem holy site. The thrust of its argument is that the Temple Mount is located in occupied territory, and any reference to the site other than the Noble Sanctuary (Haram al Sharif in Arabic) encroaches

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

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

Egyptian FM Equates Hamas, George Washington

Talk about bad timing. On the same weekend that the US forgave $1 billion of Egyptian debt, the Washington Post published a Q+A with Cairo’s new Foreign Minister that won’t help Egypt’s relations with the US —¬†¬†never mind Israel. Here’s Nabil Elaraby’s response to Lally Weymouth’s point about Hamas: Hamas is on the U.S. terrorist

Reuters’ Moral Ambiguity Continues

It was a Reuters executive, Stephen Jukes, who most famously summed up Big Media’s moral ambiguity after 9/11 when he declared: We all know that one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter and that Reuters upholds the principle that we do not use the word terrorist. Crispian Balmer, the wire service’s bureau chief continues

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