Tag Archives: The Guardian

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, you can imagine the editors vainly trying to wind up a broken clock to suit their reality: The

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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 the end of Israeli occupation and the creation of a Palestinian state. The report shows how The Guardian instinctively promotes the views of those who oppose the very concept of

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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 the Palestinian narrative of Muslim hegemony over the Temple Mount – Judaism’s actual holiest site. I immediately sent an email to The Guardian’s reader’s editor demanding

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Guardian’s Israel Correspondent Still Clueless

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 Knesset and other national buildings were located on Palestinian-owned land. Prior to that, Sherwood was critiqued by HonestReporting for referring to the Western Wall as Judaism’s

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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 about the Israeli victims? The 8 dead Israelis and dozens more who were injured in the terror attack appear to have gone unnoticed, with the focus of this article

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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 interviewed. He said the following (some of which was drowned out by the Israeli presenter’s Hebrew explanation but which I have taken the

Can’t Get You Outta My Head

RSS feeds often publish the first version of an article without any subsequent updates or corrections. I was surprised to see the author of a report from Syria on my Israel news feed from The Guardian: Yes, the author is one “Shimon Peres”. A look at the full article on The Guardian website reveals that

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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, you wouldn’t know it from any of her 46 tweets that Israel’s doing this because of Hamas weapons smuggling. They openly brag that they’re smuggling Grad missiles and

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