Browsing Tag The Guardian

Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

What does the media do when an Israeli spy story actually involves no Israelis?

September 8, 2011 10:53 By :

The Broken Clock Logic of Palmer’s Rejectionists

Just as a broken clock is still correct once a day, it’s safe to say that the UN will vindicate Israel once in a blue moon. But as I read The Guardian’s staff-editorial on the Palmer report,...

September 5, 2011 11:16 By :

Report: Guardian Editorial Line Opposes Two-State Solution

Media monitoring organization Just Journalism has released a report documenting how The Guardian’s external commentaries reflect the paper’s editorial line that goes beyond simply endorsing...

August 25, 2011 16:35 By :

Guardian Deliberately Fails to Correct Error

Only yesterday, I caught Guardian correspondent Harriet Sherwood in yet another of her misguided and erroneous descriptions of the Western Wall as “the holiest site in Judaism”, while promoting...

August 25, 2011 10:52 By :

Guardian’s Israel Correspondent Still Clueless

Harriet Sherwood The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood just keeps demonstrating her gross ignorance of the region that she is meant to be covering. In May we caught her mistakenly claiming that Israel’s...

August 24, 2011 10:33 By :

Guardian’s Cycle of Poor Reporting

The Guardian’s coverage of Thursday’s terror attack near Eilat, Palestinian rockets on southern Israel and Israeli responses continues the paper’s long history of anti-Israel bias. What...

August 22, 2011 14:37 By :

Guardian Journalist Responds to HR Blog Post

Martin Wainwright A few days ago I blogged the inherent irony of Guardian journalist Martin Wainwright’s comments when interviewed on Israeli radio about the UK riots: Pictures of any sort of disorder...

August 15, 2011 15:09 By :

UK Riots: The Guardian Pot Calls the Kettle Black

Someone alerted me to this little gem he heard on Israel’s Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) on its breakfast show this morning. Discussing the riots in the UK, The Guardian’s Martin Wainwright was...

August 11, 2011 13:11 By :

UK Riots Expose Media Muck

The riots afflicting London and other parts of the UK have made headline news around the world. What has this got to do with coverage of the Middle East however?

August 10, 2011 12:56 By :

It’s the Arms Smuggling, Stupid

The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood had an exciting time with Gaza fishermen who regularly encounter the Israeli navy enforcing a three-mile limit.   Although The Guardian’s been-there done-that,...

July 21, 2011 11:34 By :