The advocacy journalism practiced by Beaumont seems to demand that the Palestinian cause be framed – regardless of the evidence – as a peaceful and progressive, and so all information that runs counter to this narrative must be whitewashed and obfuscated.
The Guardian’s Sarah Helms erroneously suggests that Israel is responsible for the recent death of newborns in Gaza, while all but ignoring the role of Hamas and the Palestinian Authority in the current humanitarian crisis.
CAMERA’s Israel office yesterday prompted correction of an Associated Press article (also published at The Guardian) which had erroneously stated that “Iran remains on the State Department’s list of sponsors of terrorism for its support of anti-Israel groups”
It’s impossible to properly understand events in Jerusalem over the past week without acknowledging the continuing pattern of Palestinian incitement, antisemitism and violence over Al-Aqsa Mosque.
With antisemitic incidents in the UK at an all time high, news outlets with even the most strident pro-Palestinian editorial lines – such as the Guardian and Independent – should avoid amplifying toxic anti-Zionist agitprop that doesn’t edify or inform, but only inflames those most likely take their anger over Israel out on Jews
Here are recent corrections prompted by UKMW to articles at the Guardian, Daily Mail and Independent.
Guardian journalists drive to work with the help of Israeli route-navigating technology (and soon in cars automated by Israeli technology), sit down to computers powered by Israeli designed chips, write articles they back up on Israeli invented flash drives and are increasingly protected by Israeli cybersecurity – but produce article after article about the “success” of BDS.
Yesterday, most major UK news outlets were quick to report on the guilty verdict of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, convicted in a military court for shooting to death a wounded Palestinian attacker, Abdel […]
Do non-Israeli Jews around the world have a special obligation to criticize West Bank settlements? Yes, according to Joshua Simons, a former policy adviser to Jeremy Corbyn whose op-ed (Why Jews in Labour […]
Those who founded this blog were banned from commenting in the talkback section precisely for persistently and willfully pointing out the type of gross misrepresentations found in the Guardian op-ed in question.
A British musician (and anti-Israel activist) named Brian Eno denied permission for the Israeli dance company Batsheva to continue using his music for a series of performances in Italy, the Guardian reported yesterday […]
UK Media Watch readers are likely familiar with The Guardian’s (error prone) Chris McGreal, arguably the most viscerally hostile anti-Israel voice within a very crowded field of delegitimizers. In addition to […]
Maajid Nawaz – a former Islamist extremist who’s now advising David Cameron on counter-extremism strategy – penned an op-ed at The Daily Beast on Aug. 8th titled ‘The British Left’s Hypocritical Embrace […]
A guest post by AKUS Before going any further, let me state for the record that I expect that we will, in due course, find out who were the perpetrators of the […]
In an official Guardian editorial on June 9th (The Guardian view on President’s Erdogan’s lies: an apology would be welcome) responded to pre-election comments by Turkey’s leader about the Western media. Last […]
As we noted previously, multiple British, American and Israeli media outlets, reporting on the canonization of two Ottoman-era ‘Palestinian’ nuns, Mariam Baouardy and Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, all somehow managed to get the same element of […]
By Richard Millett Britain is now voting in today’s general election. Opinion polls point to a close contest and the aftermath could be something akin to the mammoth negotiations that have just […]
On Feb. 5th we posted about an episode of BBC’s Question Time in which Guardian executive editor Jonathan Freedland accused George Galloway, the MP from Bradford West, of fueling antisemitism with his conspiracy-ridden, […]
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 […]