Tag Archives: The Independent

Israel at War – Day 6

As rocket attacks escalate on Israel, so does the media war – help respond now!

Iranian Propaganda TV Increases its Reach

Press TV sends a shocking response to an invited guest.

Terrorism in Mumbai

When will the media show some consistency in defining terror?

Alibhai-Brown’s Media Outrage

Independent columnist asks “Where is the media outrage over Gaza?”

Media Falls for NGO’s "Halo Effect"

Why are an NGO’s allegations against Israel accepted by an unquestioning media?

Journalist’s Abuse Claims Refuted

On July 2, a number of media outlets, including The Independent, reported that an award-winning Palestinian journalist from Gaza had been physically abused by Israeli security at the Jordanian border on his way back from the UK. Writing in The Guardian, polemicist John Pilger went further, retelling Mohammed Omer’s story verbatim while claiming, outrageously and

They Just Can’t Help Themselves

The BBC’s Start the Week with Andrew Marr started the week in bad form, interviewing novelist Eva Figes on her new book “Journey to Nowhere”. During the interview, Figes compared Israel to Nazi Germany, which even Andrew Marr, to his credit, described as extreme. (Click on the image to download the programme.) Figes readily admits that the reason she

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