Browsing Tag The Independent

Johann Hari to Be Stripped of Orwell Prize

Now the Orwell Prize people are piling on Johann Hari. The Independent’s columnist was stripped of his 2008 award in the wake of plagiarism accusations. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Orwell...

July 27, 2011 14:25 By :

Hi Ho Hari: Plagiarizing Columnist Suspended

Anti-Israel columnist Johann Hari is suspended from The Independent pending an inquiry into allegations of plagiarism.

July 13, 2011 13:43 By :

Johann Hari Apologizes for Fauxtable Quotables

The Independent’s Johann Hari apologized for taking liberties with the way he quoted people he interviewed It’s clearly not plagiarism or churnalism – but was it an error in another way?...

June 29, 2011 11:06 By :

Are Johann Hari’s “Intellectual Portraits” Plagiarism or Lip-Synch Journalism?

Johann Hari Johann Hari’s accused of plagiarism, which has British bloggers poring over his interviews with a fine-tooth comb. The results so far ain’t good. Brian Whelan, for example,  randomly...

June 28, 2011 18:33 By :

Screaming Headline Disconnect

This screaming headine in The Independent is badly undermined by the very last sentence of its story. But the last sentence says: Many of the Bedouin lack land-ownership deeds. Methinks a more accurate...

June 23, 2011 10:19 By :

Flotilla Report: BBC Plumbs the Depths

The BBC’s reporting of the Israeli commisssion of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla graphically illustrates all that is wrong with its coverage of Israel.

January 24, 2011 15:31 By :

Behind Bars: Photo Bias Breaks Out of Gaza

Are Gazan children really behind bars or does the imagery fail to give the bigger picture?

June 22, 2010 22:00 By :

Johann Hari: Back With a Vengeance

The Independent’s columnist returns with another biased op-ed full of distortions and historical revisionism.

March 14, 2010 22:00 By :

UNRWA: Perpetuating the Misery

Isn’t it time for UNRWA’s chief to do some soul searching and look beyond blaming Israel?

December 13, 2009 22:00 By :

Stop the Spread of the Swedish Blood Libel

The false accusations of organ harvesting continue to spread.

December 2, 2009 22:00 By :