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Media Falls for NGO’s "Halo Effect"

Why are an NGO’s allegations against Israel accepted by an unquestioning media?

Humanizing the Murderer

MSM looks for “motives” to explain brutal bulldozer attack

Caught: BBC’s Shocking First Response to Terror Attack

At the time of writing, more details are emerging on today’s (Wednesday July 2) terror attack on Jerusalem’s busy Jaffa Street thoroughfare. A Palestinian resident of Jerusalem went on the rampage in a bulldozer, attacking two buses, a number of cars and innocent passers-by, killing at least three people and wounding dozens more before being shot by an Israeli policeman.

BBC Reporter: Genuine Eyewitness or Palestinian Propagandist?

HonestReporting’s international site has critiqued a BBC “From Our Own Correspondent” programme by Aleem Maqbool reporting from Ramallah, where he includes this dramatic story: One weekday last year, at about three in the afternoon, Israeli armoured jeeps moved into the centre of Ramallah, pulling up outside the most popular hummus cafe. In full view of passers-by,

BBC Reporter: Genuine Eyewitness or Palestinian Propagandist?

Whose version of events does a BBC journalist stand by?

Johann Hari’s Stinking Op-Ed

Israel’s 60th anniversary will undoubtedly produce many negative opinion pieces in the UK press. In the latest assault, Johann Hari sums up his feelings towards Israel in The Independent: “Whenever I try to mouth these words [of reassurance for Israel], a remembered smell fills my nostrils. It is the smell of shit.” In his opinion

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