Browsing Tag Syrian uprising

Is the Syrian First Lady Discussing Death in Homs or Gaza?

A very clever video. The Lede explains what this is all about: A video blogger has remixed footage of an interview Asma al-Assad gave to CNN in 2009, in which Syria’s British-born first lady decried...

March 4, 2012 0:18 By :

“Let Us Compare Assad to Israel”

Funeral in Homs As the Syrian death machine relentlessly rolls on, Tariq Alhomayed hits the nail on the head about Arab hypocrisy. Let us compare Assad to Israel. Let us pause here in front of this state...

March 1, 2012 23:34 By :

First Western Journo Killed in Syria

Gilles Jacquier Gilles Jacquier, an award-winning cameraman who worked for France 2 TV, was killed in Homs when a barrage of grenades struck a pro-government rally. Seven other people were killed in the...

January 12, 2012 9:04 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/05/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hamas ideologically opposes Assad, but its Iranian patron clearly expects the terror group to support Damascus....

December 5, 2011 13:15 By :

It’s Only an Outrage When Israel Cuts Electricity

Once again, Israel‘s talking about cutting electricity to Gaza. And now, Turkey‘s talking about cutting electricity to Syria too. Last time this was an issue, Hamas blacked out Gaza, but Israel...

November 27, 2011 21:01 By :

“The Call Which Ended My Relationship With Press TV”

Jody Sabral blows the lid on her former employers, Press TV, and their handling of the Syrian uprising. Press TV is an official Iranian news channel, and Sabral says her bosses are deliberately suppressing...

November 18, 2011 12:16 By :

The Sorry State of the World Zionist Conspiracy

The Zionist conspiracy took a hit when Syria outed the Arab League as a Zionist tool. For damage control, I pulled a few strings with fellow co-conspirators at the Times of London with this staff-ed: The...

November 14, 2011 16:14 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 11/08/2011

Welcome to everyone reading my cheat sheet for the first time. I used to write an in-house digest for the HonestReporting staff assessing the news, trends in coverage and other items of interest. We decided...

November 8, 2011 16:55 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 11/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO •...

November 1, 2011 19:50 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/27/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Peace Process • Commenting on Condi Rice’s memoirs, David Ignatius says the Obama administration’s failure to...

October 27, 2011 16:43 By :