Category Archives: Media and journalism

Catching up on the news

This is going to be another catch-up post since I’ve been too busy to keep up with the news in recent days. I’m not sure how on earth this news item flew in under the radar of all the mainstream … Continue reading

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Israel’s home-grown anti-Israel media bias

I have focused many times on the endemic anti-Israel bias of the international media.  Unfortunately and shockingly, according to the Israeli press watchdog Mida, much of the background of this bias is home-grown, emanating from Israeli journalists themselves. Seth Frantzman’s … Continue reading

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Sunday morning videos: Israel advocacy

Here are three great videos about Israel advocacy which you should watch: I wrote about Matti Friedman’s searing essay slamming the international media for their anti-Israel bias and one-eyed view of the Middle East conflict. It was a long essay, … Continue reading

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A reporter’s inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “An Insider’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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The Media Intifada – looking at the media’s anti-Israel bias

As regular readers of this blog know well, media bias is a “favourite” bugbear of mine. The outrageous injustice and unfairness of the mainstream media’s bias against Israel, expressed in tendentious stories, slanted reports, manipulation of facts and statistics, and … Continue reading

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Media bias, anti-semitism, and the anti-anti-semitic pushback

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of some of the news items I let slip over the last few days. They all have a connection, if only tangential, to Israel’s war against the Hamas in Gaza. … Continue reading

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