Category Archives: Media and journalism

The making of a new blood libel

Yesterday, Israel’s incompetent and criminally inept police, aided and abetted by the media – both international and Israeli – and Israeli politicians all colluded in creating a blood libel against the Israeli right-wing. To be more specific, against that great … Continue reading

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Operation Brother’s Keeper and other terrorism updates

As Operation Brother’s Keeper, the IDF’s operation to find the kidnapped teens, enters its 7th day, PM Binyamin Netanyahu reported that we now know a lot more about the kidnapping of the three teenagers, but sadly there is nothing really … Continue reading

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Guardian story on the Jerusalem light rail is an excuse to bash Israel

Harriet Sherwood has produced a seemingly innocuous article about the Jerusalem light rail and the diversity of passengers who ride in it. This could have been the perfect way to show how Israel is not an apartheid society, but as … Continue reading

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Media Bias 101 from the Independent: selective headlines and quotes

The UK’s Independent newspaper is almost as bad as, and sometimes worse than, the Guardian. Earlier this week it published a story about the Pope’s upcoming visit to Israel which was exceedingly snide, malicious and slanted by the simple expedient … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in the media – home-grown and foreign

Following the ADL’s wide-ranging report on antisemitic attitudes worldwide, it should not come as a shock to discover how these attitudes are expressed in real life. Nevertheless the following stories do disturb me greatly. I will start with home-grown antisemitism … Continue reading

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Shocking new ADL report on worldwide Antisemitism

In case anyone had any doubts, the ADL’s latest survey on antisemitism has produced shocking results. The survey was massive by any standards: The survey was conducted in more than 100 countries and territories, and 53,100 people were interviewed, representing … Continue reading

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