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No Sugarcoating BDS Ignorance

Max Brenner has become an unfortunate target of Australian pro-Palestinian activists who want to get rid of the popular chocolate chain. Now, The Australian explains that a new video has surfaced highlighting the ignorance of the boycott-divestment-sanctions (BDS) movement. Patrick Harrison, a spokesman for the Palestine Action Group, appears at 4:30 and confirms the movement’s

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Aussie Editor Apologizes for Apartheid Headline

HonestReporting critiqued a particularly nasty piece of journalism in The Australian. While the newspaper hasn’t addressed the one-sided contents of the article itself, the editor has, at least, apologized for the appalling headline that originally appeared. JTA reports: The editor of the Weekend Australian newspaper apologized to the Jewish community for a headline that accused

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Media Gets Dirty Down Under – Part 2

This is the second part of an article written exclusively for HonestReporting by Emily Gian, the Israel Advocacy Analyst for the Zionist Council of Victoria in Australia and a PhD Candidate in Israeli Literature. Click here to read Part 1 In mid-June of 2011 it was announced that Fairfax Media had made “two significant editorial appointments

“It’s Impossible to Reconcile The Evidence With the Accepted Narrative About Israel”

Greg Sheridan reminds me of why watchdogs like HonestReporting are battling against Big Media’s skewed views of Israel. The Australian‘s columnist — who is visiting Israel– writes: Spending time in Israel is dangerous because it is impossible to reconcile the evidence of your eyes with the accepted international narrative about Israel. In the international media, Israel

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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 Syrian response was little short of deranged, with the country’s state news agency swiftly denouncing the league as a

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Media Cheat Sheet 11/03/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Big time speculation of a possible attack on Iran eclipsed the Palestinian statehood push and the new Gaza flotilla. Iran’s Atomic Agenda • The Guardian sparked a lot of buzz,  reporting that the IAEA has uncovered Iranian nuclear experiments that could only be used

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