It’s important to note that, in 2012, the Press Complaints Commission ruled that it is wrong to state that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel.
The Press Complaints Commission – a voluntary regulatory body for British newspapers and magazines, consisting of representatives of the major publishers, which putatively enforced the standards in the Editors’ Code of Practice – was set to be […]
On Nov. 18 we reminded readers that until the summer of 2012 the Guardian’s Style Guide stated that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel – a shamefully false claim which was only officially retracted by their editors after a complaint […]
It’s been a tough year for the Guardian’s “research” department. Earlier in Oct., the Press Complaints Commission concluded that the Guardian’s “unequivocal statement” in their “Style Guide” that “Tel Aviv is the capital […]
We’ll provide commentary on this tomorrow, but ‘Times of Israel’ just reported the following: “The UK Press Complaints Commission ruled Monday that a British paper was wrong to refer to Tel Aviv […]
In late May we wrote a piece, titled ‘Guardian’s Conal Urquhart lies about “unarmed” Mavi Marmara terrorists‘, fisking Conal Urquhart’s story titled ‘Israel offers compensation to Mavi Marmara flotilla raid victims‘, Guardian, […]
This essay was written by Simon Plosker (managing editor of HonestReporting) and published in the Jerusalem Post on August 12. When HonestReporting filed a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission in […]
As we reported yesterday (here and here), the Guardian, in a rare nod to reality, surrendered and acknowledged that Tel Aviv is NOT Israel’s capital. (See HonestReporting’s account here.) Here’s their correction: […]
Guardian’s grudging mea (not quite) culpa highlights the need for media regulation reform in the UK.
As reported earlier in the day, our friends at Honest Reporting today issued a press release announcing a major achievement on the subject of the Guardian’s bizarre ‘style guide’ assertion that Tel […]
Note: an update to this post appears at the bottom. On June 22 Richard Sudan, a blogger at The Independent, published a post (“Note to refugees from South Sudan: Israel is for […]
This essay was written by Melanie Phillips and published in The JC For a moment I thought it was a Purim spiel. The Guardian devoted an entire story last weekend to the claim […]
This is cross posted by Fraser Nelson at The Spectator It’s a funny old world. I have now been contacted by two journalists informing me that Bedfordshire Police are investigating The Spectator. […]
Back in November 2010 we noted Harriet Sherwood’s misleading report from the northern Israeli village of Ghajar in which she insinuated that Israel was to build a wall or barrier through the […]