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Just the Facts by Steve Kramer (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Israel, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 to Editor in Chief David Horowitz, TheTimesofIsrael.com Dear David, I enjoy reading your online newspaper, The Times of Israel – I’m even one of the paper’s many bloggers. But there are a few editorial decisions about terminology that I find grossly inaccurate. These terms, which appear too often (including today – June 20), […]

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Book Review: “Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation,” (review) by Matti Friedman (Washington Post)

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  books, friends/enemies, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 23, 2017 Matti Friedman is a journalist in Jerusalem and the author, most recently, of “Pumpkinflowers.” Click here to read review

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Palestinian Pollution: A Dirty Little Secret, by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 Last week, the Israeli authorities confiscated two tractors, a hydraulic excavator and other equipment used by Palestinians to carry out illegal quarrying that has been damaging a rare nature reserve in the Judean Desert. If major American newspapers reported the story, the headline would probably read: “Israel Confiscates Palestinians’ Tractors.” I say […]

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EXCLUSIVE: How Reporting From Israel Changed My Worldview Forever,by Hunter Stuart (HonestReporting)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 22, 2017 It was immediately obvious to me that most of these organizations wanted news that would highlight the suffering of Palestinians and lay the blame on Israel for that suffering. As Matti Friedman, a former editor at the Associated Press’s Jerusalem bureau, wrote in The Atlantic in 2014, the news media views “the […]

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WHY BELIEVING ATROCITY STORIES ABOUT ISRAEL IS STUPID, EVEN WHEN THEY’RE ON CNN, by Liel Leibovitz (Tablet)

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 14, 2017 A recent statement by the head of the Red Crescent Society illustrates why Israel’s enemies lie—and why governments and news organizations are so quick to believe them Click here for article  

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Must Read: WHAT THE AP’S COLLABORATION WITH THE NAZIS SHOULD TEACH US ABOUT REPORTING THE NEWS by Matti Friedman (Tablet via HonestReporting)

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  Holocaust, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Must Read  /  No Comments

Jun. 5, 2017 Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all? “Western news organizations that maintain a presence in countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia, for example, make compromises in return for access and almost never tell readers what […]

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OUR WORLD: PALESTINIAN SUFFERING AND ISRAEL, by Caroline B. Glick (J. Post)

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, hypocricy, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias  /  No Comments

Jun.5, 2017 “The Palestinians of Syria would have been more fortunate had they been living in the West Bank or Gaza Strip. Then the international community and media would certainly have noticed them.” Click here for full article

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Six Days and 50 Years of War, by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  June 4, 2017  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 2, 2017 In June 1967 Arab leaders declared their intention to annihilate the Jewish state, and the Jews decided they wouldn’t sit still for it. For the crime of self-preservation, Israel remains a nation unforgiven. Unforgiven, Israel’s milder critics say, because the Six-Day War, even if justified at the time, does not justify 50 […]

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What do you say to someone who just tried to murder you? By Vic Rosenthal (Israpundit)

By   /  June 4, 2017  /  friends/enemies, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 4, 2017 I felt sorry and sad when I saw the 16-year old Arab girl lying in the road after she was shot. She was someone’s daughter and she could have had a life. She stabbed a soldier getting off a bus at Mevo Dotan in Samaria and tried to stab another. After she […]

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Construction of Wall around Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon Nears Completion – Mohammed Zaatari (Daily Star-Lebanon via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  hypocricy, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 25, 2017 Construction of Wall around Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon Nears Completion – Mohammed Zaatari (Daily Star-Lebanon) The past few weeks have seen a surge in construction of a concrete wall barrier around the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp near Sidon in Lebanon. A security source said the wall is now “80% complete.” […]

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