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Palestinian Marathon: Media Runs the Errors

A number of media outlets have covered the Israeli refusal to allow a Gaza marathon runner to cross into the West Bank in order to take part in a Bethlehem marathon. Cue another opportunity for the media...

April 9, 2014 14:17 By :

The Times and “Occupied Arab Land”

Writing on the breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, The Times (subscription-only) includes the following paragraph in its report: The reference to “occupied Arab land” is inaccurate...

April 3, 2014 14:18 By :

Guardian Corrects the Error

The Guardian’s latest report on the breakdown of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process contained the following paragraph: HonestReporting sent an email to The Guardian’s Jerusalem correspondent...

April 3, 2014 13:20 By :

A Polemic to Palestinian Victim-hood

Karma Nabulsi How does Israel fare when it comes to its treatment of Palestinians compared to, for example, Syria? Writing in The Guardian, Karma Nabulsi finds a way to make Israel equally culpable while...

March 23, 2014 15:17 By :

Guardian Headline Fail Over Golan Heights Attack

Both the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian published a Reuters report on Israel’s response to a Syrian attack on its soldiers in the Golan Heights. But check out the respective headlines: The Daily...

March 19, 2014 15:35 By :

Complaint Against BBC News Israel Story Upheld

A complaint is upheld after two and a half years.

March 17, 2014 12:03 By :

It’s Just “Tit-For-Tat” For the Financial Times

While its actual article doesn’t employ such terminology, the Financial Times’ subhead on its Middle East news page raises some eyebrows: “Tit-for-tat” expresses a false moral...

March 13, 2014 15:36 By :

Only Israel to Blame In UNRWA’s Eyes

UNRWA’s deputy commissioner-general Margot Ellis writes on The Guardian’s Comment is Free how the greater media focus on Syria has impacted UNRWA’s fundraising ability for emergency projects...

March 13, 2014 11:36 By :

Guardian Headline Screams Bias

What would you think if you saw this in The Guardian? A headline referring to discrimination against women in the workplace plus a photo of Benjamin Netanyahu in the Knesset would suggest a serious problem...

March 9, 2014 11:49 By :

Guardian Removes “Jewish Lobby” Reference

The Guardian’s report on the IDF capture of an Iranian weapons ship contained the following paragraph: The reference to a “powerful Jewish lobby” is insidious as well as inaccurate (AIPAC...

March 6, 2014 17:05 By :