Like other cases we’ve carefully documented before, this one also shows how Sky News and The Independent do not hold their Arabic-speaking subsidiaries to serious journalistic standards, certainly not those the English outlets presumably adhere. Noteworthy is the fact that both outlets have publicly declared they would do so.
It’s extremely troubling that Sky News Arabia – a network which purports to uphold Western journalistic standards – would evoke classic antisemitic tropes by suggesting that the editorial decisions of a rival Arab media outlet were made at the behest of ‘the Zionists’.
A Guardian article, about warnings by Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahatir Mohamad, that Australia’s decision to consider moving its embassy to Jerusalem said about the 92-year old leader that he’s known for his outspokenness. However, what the Guardian didn’t tell you is that he’s also well known for expressing classic antisemitic rhetoric.
In 2013, David Ward (who was then a MP for Bradford East) faced intense criticism from the CST and other anti-racist and Holocaust education campaigners when he wrote the following in reference to Holocaust […]
Posted by Richard Millett Today’s Guardian has published seven letters about Jeremy Corbyn’s connections to Holocaust deniers and terrorists most of which are signed by Jews and which jump to Corbyn’s defence. Six of […]
Posted by Richard Millett The Independent’s Yasmin Alibhai-Brown doesn’t check facts. In 2012 she defended British politician Jenny Tonge. Baroness Tonge had declared in a talk to students that “Israel won’t be here […]
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Roughly one out of every six Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust died between 1940 and 1945 at the Auschwitz […]
Cross posted from the blog of The CST The Rev Stephen Sizer is a Church of England vicar with a long record of anti-Israel activity. In 2012 the Board of Deputies made […]
Daniel Finkelstein, associate editor at Times of London, provided an extremely lucid, measured and penetrating look into antisemitism in the UK, in a column published in August. It’s behind a pay wall, […]
In August, multiple British media outlets (including The Economist, Independent and The Telegraph) covered the story of a Yad Vashem Righteous Gentile, Henk Zanoli, 91, who returned his award after the IDF […]
(CAMERA senior research analyst Gidon Shaviv assisted in this post) We recently posted about an Irish Times article by Lara Marlow which highlighted Haaretz’s Gideon Levy (“Holocaust makes Israelis think international law doesn’t apply,” Sept. 11th) in which Levy […]
As CAMERA has previously documented, in 2004 Gideon Levy claimed in a Ha’aretz column that “Golda Meir said that after what the Nazis did to us, we can do whatever we want,” but was later forced to admit that […]
Alvin Rosenfeld, in a recent essay at The Forward (Moral Emptiness of Holocaust Survivors Who Took on Israel, Aug. 28), argued that “stamping” Israel-Nazi analogies “with the moral authority that supposedly belongs […]
No, Palestinians did NOT have a letter published at the Guardian condemning Hamas for its antisemitic, pro–genocide ideology. However, the Guardian, in an especially egregious abuse of Holocaust memory, did publish a letter (originally posted […]
Cross posted by Jeremy Havardi at The Commentator Leftists have long had a blind spot when it comes to antisemitism. This is partly because some have found comfort in this rank bigotry, […]
Last year David Ward MP decided to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day by grossly debasing Holocaust memory. He published a post on his website which included the following passage: Having visited Auschwitz twice – once with […]
We haven’t been monitoring Sky News long enough to provide a broader analysis of their coverage of the war in Gaza, but their decision (yesterday) to interview Mira Bar-Hillel (a British journalist […]
The Independent doesn’t have a Jerusalem correspondent at the moment. So, during the war, they’ve been mainly relying on stringers and wire service reports. However, their lack of on-the-ground coverage hasn’t stopped […]
Cross posted by Richard Millett Some mocked the Holocaust, others disfigured the Israeli flag, a few screamed “Allahu Akbar”, they all called for the destruction of the Jewish state. That was the […]
If Palestinians don’t respect 6 million murdered Jews, how can they co-exist with 6 million living ones?
UK media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict typically imputes good faith to Palestinians – operating under the premise that most truly want a peaceful resolution with the Jewish State. However, what if […]