Last week, CiF Watch celebrated its 5th anniversary.
In our inaugural post on Aug. 24, 2009 we announced our intention to combat antisemitism and anti-Israel bias at the Guardian, and “to regularly post articles exposing the bigoted and one-sided nature of [their] obsessive focus on Israel and, by extension, the Jewish people.”
In recent years we have evolved in several respects:
- We improved our efficacy by establishing an extremely successful affiliation with CAMERA.
- We began leveraging our experience and CAMERA affiliation to increasingly hold UK newspapers accountable to their own editorial standards (and the Press Complaints Commission Code of Practice), thus facilitating numerous corrections to false claims made by the Guardian, Independent, Economist, Telegraph, Financial Times, Times of London and elsewhere.
Please continue reaching out to us – by following us on Twitter, liking us on Facebook, or the ‘old fashioned’ way, by emailing us at email@example.com – when you come across misleading claims, or outright factual errors, in reports and commentaries within the UK media.
On the occasion of our fifth anniversary, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the work we do, and how we can more effectively carry out our mission, and continue speaking truth to power.
Adam Levick, Managing Editor