Today’s Top Stories 1. Promising responses from the terror organization’s leadership, Hamas launched its #AskHamas Twitter campaign aimed at improving its global image. Things haven’t gone so well for Hamas, however. According to AP: According to the social media analytics website Topsy, the AskHamas hashtag generated 36,000 tweets in a single day. …
Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland responds to criticism on Twitter stating she is “Not interacting with Zionists anymore.”
In the aftermath of his bizarre anti-Israel outburst on Twitter, anchorman Jim Clancy has left CNN but neither Clancy nor his former employers are stating why he has gone.
CNN’s Jim Clancy exposes his anti-Israel feelings in a bizarre Twitter outburst concerning the Charlie Hebdo terror attack in Paris.
The BBC’s Jon Donnison falsely tweets that Israeli soldiers did nothing to help Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein after he falls ill at a demonstration.
UPDATE 7:35 p.m.: This is more serious than one tweet. Andrew Beaujon reports that AP’s reviewing its twitter procedures over another bungled tweet (also revised), which links to this article. Beaujon adds that there was a third tweet (unrelated to the Mideast) that AP had to revise this week. * * * As the Twitterverse watches…
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour’s tweet suggests that the alleged beating by Israeli police of an American-Palestinian teen is responsible for the current crisis.
Channel 4’s Jon Snow tweet sounds too much like an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory accusing Israel of playing a role in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
The Guardian replaces a misleading tweet that falsely implied Israel was the cause of a Gaza ceasefire breakdown.
Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF’s Operation Protective Edge began as the IDF hit Gaza rocket launchers, Hamas command and control facilities and other terror infrastructure. See all the details at the Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel and i24 live-blogs. Among the more notable developments, the IDF wants to call up another 40,000 reservists, and…