Our eighth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.
A look back at some of the worst cases of anti-Israel media bias.
Israel’s Operation Cast Lead dominated the newspapers, airwaves and internet for its duration, with the aftermath still generating headlines and opinion. It is extremely important to expose those cases where the story became agenda-driven or when the media simply got it wrong. This has been graphically illustrated by an about-turn by the UN. One of the most serious and damaging…
Is there more to the figures than meets the eye?
PHOSPHORUS CHARGES REBUKED Accusations that Israel employs sinister and “illegal” weapons are not new. Now, the politicised non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch has condemned Israel for allegedly using white phosphorus weapons unlawfully in the conflict with Hamas. NGOs such as HRW enjoy the “halo effect”, whereby, because of their humanitarian focus, they are insulated from scrutiny and are regarded as…
The latest media developments as Israel’s campaign against Hamas continues.
A seasonal road trip reveals a subtle bias.
Press TV sends a shocking response to an invited guest.
Life & Work is the Church of Scotland’s magazine. In its December issue, the highly loaded and inappropriate title “Israel’s Inhumanity” (PDF dowloadable) is an accurate pointer to the contents of a shockingly one-sided feature interview with extremist anti-Israel activist Jeff Halper. Halper is presented as a friendly “Santa Claus” figure visiting Scotland to raise awareness of…
When will the media show some consistency in defining terror?