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Reuters and AP Call Temple Mount Rioters “Worshippers” – Tamar Sternthal (CAMERA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, Israel, media bias  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2019 Reuters and AP Call Temple Mount Rioters “Worshippers” – Tamar Sternthal Photo captions by Reuters and Associated Press confused non-worshippers and worshippers in their coverage of violence earlier this month on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The captions misidentified Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site, as worshippers, even though they were not conducting Jewish prayers and rituals, […]

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The Media’s Intersectional Embrace of Anti-Semitism, by Ben Shapiro (Townhall)

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, hypocricy, International, media bias  /  No Comments

Aug. 21, 2019 Imagine two sitting Republican Congresspeople planned a trip to a foreign country in conjunction with a nongovernmental organization. Imagine that particular NGO had a long history of Jew hatred: It had run a piece on its website quoting anti-Semitic myths about Jews imbibing Christian blood, republished a neo-Nazi article decrying the “Jew-controlled […]

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The Charlottesville Lie, by Steve Cortes (Prager University)

By   /  August 11, 2019  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias  /  No Comments

Aug. 5, 2019 Did President Trump call neo-Nazis “very fine people” during a famous press conference following the Charlottesville riots of August 2017? The major media reported that he did. But what if their reporting is wrong? Worse, what if their reporting is wrong and they know it’s wrong? A straight exploration of the facts […]

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An Iranian lie unfolds in the Spanish media, by Ben Cohen (JNS)

By   /  July 29, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, media bias, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 29, 2019 As the old English proverb has it that there are none so blind as those who will not see; the reason the writer of a controversial journalistic series fell for such a poorly executed hoax is that he had already arrived at his conclusions. Amid the profusion of commentary about the hostile […]

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How Silwan Became an Arab Neighborhood, by Luke Moon (Providence via Mosaic)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 A recent article in the New York Times complained of a “right-wing Jewish settler group” that “has moved hundreds of Jews” into the predominantly Arab eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. But, notes Luke Moon, the article says nothing about the area’s history: Silwan’s first inhabitants were Yemenite Jews who in 1881 spent six months traveling […]

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Let’s have some truth about the situation in Gaza, by Barbara Kay (National Post)

By   /  July 10, 2019  /  books, double standards, International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 9, 2019 Compare Palestinians under Israeli rule with Palestinians in Jordan, who experience continual problems https://nationalpost.com/opinion/barbara-kay-lets-have-some-truth-about-the-situation-in-gaza (includes photos) In late June, the Globe and Mail published a front-page feature article by former Mideast bureau chief Mark MacKinnon concerning the depressed situation of Palestinians and Gazans under Israeli rule. The article does point to the […]

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Treating Israel as a Friend Who Doesn’t Need to Be Ordered Around – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun.25, 2019 Treating Israel as a Friend Who Doesn’t Need to Be Ordered Around – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS) When the New York Times gave the Democratic presidential candidates a chance to answer 18 policy questions, the only one that touched on the Middle East was: “Do you think Israel meets international standards of human rights?” That question […]

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Must Read: HOW SHOULD WE READ THE AMERICAN PRESS? IN ARABIC, by Lee Smith (Tablet)

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Must Read  /  No Comments

Oct. 31, 2018 News of the News: Like in the Middle East, U.S. political operatives and intelligence officials are increasingly using the cloak of journalism as a tool for their aims Click here for full article

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Islamic Jihad Admits Baby, Pregnant Woman Killed by Their Rockets – Rossella Tercatin (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 7, 2019 Islamic Jihad Admits Baby, Pregnant Woman Killed by Their Rockets – Rossella Tercatin (Jerusalem Post) “A leak from the heroes of the [Islamic Jihad’s] Sarayat al-Quds (Jerusalem Brigades) on the circumstances of the death of the baby Saba Abu ‘Arar indicates that a rocket of the resistance exploded inside the family’s home due […]

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Dishonest Headlines Parrot Hamas Claim BY EMANUEL MILLER (HonestReporting)

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  double standards, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 5, 2019 More than 600 rockets have been fired at Israel since Saturday morning, and Israel is responding by targeting terrorists, as well as Islamic Jihad and Hamas’s facilities. Amid the ongoing exchange of fire, a pregnant woman and her 14-month old daughter were killed in unclear circumstances. Despite the IDF refusing to accept responsibility […]

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