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Nukes & Apartheid: The Guardian’s Double Libel

The Guardian claims an exclusive with a front page story: “Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons” accompanied by a number of related articles, including “Israel and apartheid: a marriage of convenience and military might“. These articles are based on a new book by American academic, Sasha Polakow-Suransky. The latter headline is revealing

Nukes and Apartheid: The Guardian’s Double Libel

 The Guardian claims an exclusive with a front page story: “Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons” accompanied by a number of related articles, including “Israel and apartheid: a marriage of convenience and military might“. These articles are based on a new book by American academic, Sasha Polakow-Suransky. The latter headline is revealing

BBC Complaints: A Complaint in Itself

According to the BBC Complaints website, the process for making a formal complaint is “designed to be straightforward to use and to enable us to address your concerns properly.” Yet, every time we put out a call to action, we would receive e-mails from confused readers who couldn’t figure out how to make their complaint.

Mossad Passport Affair: A Stick to Beat Israel?

The death of senior Hamas terrorist Mahmoud Mabhouh in Dubai in January has generated a huge amount of media interest. Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency stands accused (despite, at best, only circumstantial evidence) of using forged European passports to carry out an assassination. The story reads like something straight from a spy movie. But is that because

Dishonest Reporter Award 2009

This year, a four-letter word dominated coverage of Israel on a near-daily basis. Gaza. The war — which began at the end of December in response to increased Palestinian rocket fire — ended on the 20th day of the year. The media war was dizzying. A prominent Greek weekly called Jews “Christ killers.” Hamas terror leaders

Guardian Ed: “In Israel They Murder Each Other a Great Deal”

What does the IDF have to do with the recent assault on Italian PM Sylvio Berlusconi? Absolutely nothing. But that didn’t stop The Guardian’s Associate Editor Michael White from making the following comment during a discussion on BBC Radio London’s Breakfast Show concerning the physical vulnerability of political leaders: In Israel they murder each other a

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