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Study Finds Overwhelming Facebook, Twitter Support for Israel: What It Means

 A new study by the Pew Research Center found Facebookers, the Twitterverse and bloggers expressing support for Israel over the Palestinians by a whopping 3-1 margin. The study looked at a week’s...

May 30, 2011 15:12 By :

Globe & Mail’s Cracked Mirror Images

Doug Saunders, the Globe & Mail’s European bureau chief, thinks there’s no difference between Hamas and the Israeli parties that make up Prime Minister Netanyahu’s governing coalition. He’d...

May 26, 2011 14:52 By :

How Do I Spell That Libyan Dictator’s Name?

I admit it. I never cared if I was consistent in the way I spelled the name of Libya’s dictator. I got away with it for years. After all, transliterating Arab names into English with a consistent...

February 23, 2011 21:48 By :

Can the Internet Really Be Shut?

In the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak’s fall as Egypt’s dictator, Internet experts have begun to examine how the Egyptian government managed to accomplish what many thought impossible – to completely...

February 17, 2011 12:45 By :

Al-Jazeera, Egypt, and History’s First Draft 2.0

Yesterday, my colleague, Alex Margolin commented on the role of Facebook and Twitter in Egypt’s protests. There’s no question social media is playing a key role. But there’s a facet that...

January 31, 2011 9:51 By :

Planning a Revolution? Use Facebook or Twitter?

Did social media bring down Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali two weeks ago or force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to appoint a successor? Well, no. But it clearly played some role in the unrest...

January 30, 2011 15:53 By :

Facebook: Content Ain’t King Anymore

It may not get the same attention as tomorrow’s State of the Union address, but when Facebook talks about the future, it’s wise to listen. No company is working harder to shape the future...

January 24, 2011 16:56 By :

CNN’s Cheerleader for Hezbollah

CNN’s Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs professes her respect for an extremist sheikh and spiritual father of a terrorist organization.

July 8, 2010 22:00 By :

Giving the Finger to Accuracy

What has a photo of an ultra-Orthodox demonstrator have to do with building policies in eastern Jerusalem?

July 21, 2009 22:00 By :

Breaking the Silence: More Rumor & Hearsay

The media rushes to promote another report based on unverifiable allegations from Gaza.

July 15, 2009 22:00 By :