Tag Archives: The Independent

Special Alert: BBC Mideast Editor Guilty of Inaccuracy on Israel

BBC’s Mideast editor rebuked for breaching impartiality and accuracy rules.

“War Crimes” and Shoddy Journalism

Browsing the Israeli press can provide a broader and more informed picture of events in Israel than the narrower and sometimes slanted international media coverage. Indeed, Israel’s press is hardly monolithic with a variety of competing political narratives and a penchant for self-criticism, so much so that many of the most negative stories appearing in the international press are first

Irish Eyes See Only One Side

While many subscribers have been outraged at some of the one-sided and vitriolic press that Israel has received in the British media, the situation in the Irish Republic is also a great cause for concern. A one-sided op-ed by Irish MEP Proinsias De Rossa in The Irish Times deserves a response. Calling it “cold-blooded murder; a war crime,” De

The Gaza War in Review

A look back at some of the worst cases of anti-Israel media bias.

The Gaza War in Review

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

Media Gives Platform to Radical Doctor

Portrayed as the epitome of courage under fire, Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert has appeared on television screens around the world and in the pages of many newspapers, including the BBC, CBS, CNN, ABC, Independent, Sky News, and New York Times. Now, the AFP reports: “There’s a very strong suspicion I think that Gaza is now

Media Gives Platform to Radical Doctor

Why does the media continue to quote propagandist Mads Gilbert?

Coming Soon? Hamas’ Media Massacre

When will Hamas and the media create a new libel?

UN School: Media Absolves Hamas

With Hamas using the civilian population of Gaza as a human shield, we warned in our last communique of the imminent danger of a future mass casualty event and the increased pressure on Israel from media reaction. With Hamas losing on the battlefield, we posited that the terrorist group would hit back by cynically causing civilian casualties to achieve what

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