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Sky News Amnesty Report Demonstrates Lazy Journalism

Sky News Amnesty Report Demonstrates Lazy Journalism

Sky News reports on Amnesty’s accusations of Israeli “war crimes” in Gaza, yet fails, unlike other media outlets, to include an Israeli response.

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Balance in the Eye of the Editor

Will Gore, the deputy managing editor of The Independent, weighs in on journalistic balance. It was prompted by a headline error (since corrected) and a Dave Brown cartoon (of which a formal complaint to the UK Press Complaints Commission was filed and dismissed). Gore adds, almost as a throwaway ending: There will always be those


More Evidence of Anti-Israel Editorial Agenda at The Independent

Only last month HonestReporting critiqued a piece by Lizzie Dearden, a self-described “online journalist” for The Independent. Lizzie’s articles are written, not at the scene of the story, but from her home base, presumably in the UK. In the course of correspondence with Dearden, she acknowledged that her editor was the one who had commissioned