The goal of journalism is to report the facts and inform the reader. When the Independent chose to mislead with a photo of Netanyahu, they were not engaging in journalism, but were involved in polemic and slander.
Once again, we see the lengths British media outlets will go to avoid admitting error.
As Israellycool and Yair Rosenberg reported, an internet myth was reported as news by the tabloids Page Six and Daily Mail on Sept. 26th regarding the reception received by Israel’s prime minister. Both publications claimed that Netanyahu was booed as he and his wife took their seats for a performance of “Hamilton” on Saturday night at Richard Rodgers Theatre in NYC.
Once again, the Indy has exaggerated the impact of BDS and significantly skewed the facts to reinforce the increasingly absurd narrative that Jerusalem is facing ‘increasing international isolation’.
Cherry-picking quotes of the leader of that government – which buttresses the desired narrative of an op-ed – represents exactly the kind of tendentious, misleading and agenda-driven coverage of the conflict which has earned the media group so much deserved notoriety over the years
An article published this morning in the Guardian by their Jerusalem correspondent Peter Beaumont (Netanyahu turns down Obama meeting and cancels US trip, March 8) claimed that Israel’s prime minister turned down a […]
Eamonn McCann is a “socialist activist” and Irish political commentator who often regales readers with anti-Zionist agitprop so hyperbolic that it could have originated from Soviet Department for Agitation and Propaganda. McCann has expressed support for Hamas and […]
So if you think that Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and Fatah are not disciples of the mufti’s values then you need to be offended by Netanyahu’s efforts to link the Nazis to the Palestinian cause. Of course, you also need to keep your eyes tightly closed.
On Sept 4th, Roy Greenslade, the Guardian’s media blogger, published the following article about the new public broadcasting law in Israel. The Guardian headline alludes to a provision in the bill which bans the expression […]
Ruby Stockham, a staff writer at the blog Left Foot Forward, penned an op-ed for The Independent commenting on the Israeli prime minister’s upcoming visit to the UK (‘The two questions that David Cameron must ask […]
Freedland’s claim that the rally in question (in 1994) included a “mocked-up coffin of Rabin” is flat-out wrong and represents a recycling the far-left myth that Bibi was somehow responsible for the former prime minister’s death. In fact, as blogger Elder of Ziyon demonstrated in response to a CNN program in 2013 which advanced this allegation, one side of the coffin actually said “Rabin is burying us” (”רבין קובר אותנו”), while the other side said “Rabin is bringing about the death of Zionism” (“רבין ממית [ה]ציונות”).
In a July 28th article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter Hugh Tomlinson claimed that Israel’s prime minister not only opposes the current Iran nuclear deal, but […]
World powers today announced a final agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, a 100 plus page document known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. The deal, set to expire after 10 years, […]
This post was written by CAMERA Senior Researcher Gidon Shaviv. It was originally published in Hebrew at Presspectiva Occasionally the media lock onto a narrative, interpreting events to reinforce the interpretation. This dynamic […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST One of Britain’s leading Islamist sites, MEMO (Middle East Monitor), has published an article entitled “Antisemitism Is Not Inevitable”. The article is clearly heartfelt, […]
A UK Media Watch reader contacted us to complain about a March 25th Times of London article by Bel Trew titled ‘Gaza Women take up arms‘ (pay wall). Though the reader wishes to […]
The Economist fancies itself a centrist magazine, one which provides “authoritative insight and opinion” to its 1.4 million subscribers, and stands in opposition to “privilege, pomposity and predictability”. On Israel, however, it […]
A guest post by AKUS The Guardian is up to its old tricks again. When it has only the flimsiest case on which to base an attack on Israel, it pours out […]
It was sold as a revelation on par with their ‘Palestine Papers‘ expose in 2011. The Guardian last week published leaked cables purporting to show (among other highly specious claims) that Netanyahu’s allegations at […]
No, our headline is not overstating the case. A commentator named Barry Lando published an op-ed at the World Post (a Huffington Post brand) on Feb. 16th titled ‘BiBi Netanyahu: The King […]