Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Today’s big stories were UNESCO fallout, lingering issues from the recent Gaza rocketfire, and a surprising NY Times op-ed. UNESCO • Now that Palestine is a member of UNESCO, the US has cut funding and Canada is weighing its options. And the Palestinians? They’re already preparing…
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 Taheri (Asharq al-Awsat) persuasively asks if Palestine is a nation or a cause. He points out that neither Fatah nor Hamas describe themselves as “national”…
Once again, a flood of headlines present Israel as an aggressor responsible for the deaths of dozens of unarmed civilians. Was this really a peaceful protest or another Syrian-engineered attempt to breach Israel’s border? Where did the media get it right and where did it go wrong?
I was rather surprised to see The Times of London’s latest article (subscription only), which refers to “the West Bank settlement of Modi’in“. As a resident of Modi’in for several years, I know that my home is located within Israel “proper” and is certainly not a West Bank settlement. Journalist Sheera Frenkel is presumably referring…
The UK’s Foreign Secretary describes Israel as “belligerent” in an interview with The Times. But what photo did The Times use online?
Building plans for existing Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem kick up a new media frenzy.
How did the media report building plans for a Jerusalem suburb?
The media rushes to promote another report based on unverifiable allegations from Gaza.
The latest media developments as Israel’s campaign against Hamas continues.
Background & key issues behind Israel’s campaign against Hamas in Gaza.