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.
PHOSPHORUS CHARGES REBUKED Accusations that Israel employs sinister and “illegal” weapons are not new. Now, the politicised non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch has condemned Israel for allegedly using white phosphorus weapons unlawfully in the conflict with Hamas. NGOs such as HRW enjoy the “halo effect”, whereby, because of their humanitarian focus, they are insulated from scrutiny and are regarded as…
The latest media developments as Israel’s campaign against Hamas continues.
Background & key issues behind Israel’s campaign against Hamas in Gaza.
HR subscribers secure a correction and acknowledgment.