Anti-Israel propagandists-cum-journalists from around the world attended a “journalism” conference in Turkey last month designed to help participants develop skills to more effectively push the Palestinian narrative and delegitimise Israel in the international media. Among the “journalists” who attended was the Guardian’s veteran columnist Jonathan Steele.
In fairness, the Guardian – over the last few years – has been a bit more vigilant in avoiding antisemitic language, and we’re certainly glad that their editorial position on the antisemitism scandal currently engulfing the Labour Party is morally clear. However, it would benefit their readers – and help contextualise the problem of antisemitism on the British Left – if senior editors would show a bit more self-reflection by acknowledging their own troubling history of sanctioning toxic rhetoric historically used by anti-Semites.
The politics of veteran Guardian “journalist” Jonathan Steele are so off-the-charts that he’s accused Muslims who opposed Islamist rule in Tunisia of ‘Islamophobia’, written a spirited defense of the ‘tragically misunderstood’ Robert […]
H/T Bataween and Michele Per the blog, Point of No Return: Cries of ‘Out with the Jews!’, ‘Kill the Jews!’ greeted the arrival at Tunis airport of the Hamas chief in Gaza, […]
H/T Harry’s Place The following news, about Tunisia’s new discriminatory constitution, is quite interesting in light of the baffling suggestion by the Guardian’s Jonathan Steele, in Oct., that secular (anti-Islamist) Muslim parties competing in the Tunisian […]
Yesterday we commented on a surreal essay by the Guardian’s Jonathan Steele which demonized Tunisian Muslims who supported a secular government as “Islamophobes” for opposing Islamist parties (in the Oct. 23rd election) such as the […]
This is almost comical. Evidently, for Guardian journalists – who consistently fail to acknowledge the most explicit expressions of antisemitism – even a nation which is 98% Muslim can be plagued with […]
A Guest Post by AKUS Having a friend who grew up in Sarajevo I was drawn to a Guardian article about the Kosovo elections, not normally something of great interest to me […]
Courtesy of the blog, Judeosphere. As a courtesy to CiF contributor Jonathan Steele – whose recent piece characterized the U.S. president, and media, as bowing to pressure from the all-powerful Zionist lobby, advancing […]