Browsing Tag The Independent

Media Cheat Sheet 10/09/2011

Here’s today’s assessment of media coverage, issues and trends. I go through the papers so that the HonestReporting staff (and now you too) don’t have to. Commentary • Must-read: Amir...

October 9, 2011 17:50 By :

Where’s Our Apology From Johann Hari?

Johann Hari “apologizes” and confesses to abusing the term “anti-Semitism” for his own malicious ends – a charge he leveled at HonestReporting.

September 22, 2011 11:40 By :

Johann Hari Apologizes, Takes Leave From Indy

Johann Hari apologized for the way he handled interview quotes. Unlike his previous apology, Hari also says he’s taking an unpaid leave of absence from The Independent to brush up on Journalism...

September 14, 2011 23:03 By :

Palmer Report: Israel Vindicated, Media Shrugs

What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.

September 5, 2011 12:56 By :

Israelis “Horrifed by Zionism”?

US broadcaster Glenn Beck could certainly be described as a polarizing figure and many Israelis have not welcomed his high-profile visit to Jerusalem for his “Restoring Courage” rally. But...

August 24, 2011 10:58 By :

Barrage of Bias: Horrendous Headlines

The events of the past few days have generated some horrendous headlines. Here are just a few that we spotted.

August 22, 2011 12:45 By :

Long-Term IDF Plans to “Kill and Maim”?

While its neighbors such as Syria demonstrate a particular malevolent disregard for human life, why is it that Israel continues to be singled out with uniquely evil attributes?

August 16, 2011 12:05 By :

Jody McIntyre Dumped by HuffPo and Channel Four

It just gets worse for Jody McIntyre, the anti-Israel activist fired from his blogger position at The Independent over tweets inciting UK rioters. In an interview with the Huffington Post, McIntyre was...

August 11, 2011 10:40 By :

UK Riots Expose Media Muck

The riots afflicting London and other parts of the UK have made headline news around the world. What has this got to do with coverage of the Middle East however?

August 10, 2011 12:56 By :

The Independent Admits Robert Fisk Story Was False

A Saudi prince wins damages against notoriously anti-Israel journalist Robert Fisk and The Independent for publishing a fraudulent story.

August 4, 2011 10:51 By :