Last evening, we Tweeted a Telegraph journalist to point out an error and omission in a report (by Megan Charles) on an incident last month in which an Israeli Border Police officer allegedly confiscated a Palestinian girl’s bicycle in Hebron.
The latest smear against Israel in the British media involves a distortion used repeatedly by mainstream media outlets, NGOs and pro-Palestinian propagandists: the charge that Israel cruelly uses water as a weapon against innocent Palestinian civilians, cruelly denying the population an adequate supply. However, even by the levels of inaccuracy we’re accustomed to, the following headline and photo at The Independent represents an especially egregious example of agitprop being sold as ‘real news’:
Our colleague Gidon Shaviv alerted us to the following headline fail at the website of Europe’s most watched news channel, EuroNews. The extaordinarily confusing headline obscures the fact that a Palestinian terrorist rammed his […]
A recent article by Harriet Sherwood (Palestinian Global Teacher victor: ‘My students are the true prize winners’, March 18) had that quintessentially Guardian feel – replete with “peaceful” Palestinian protagonists turning the other […]
Here’s the latest installment in our monthly round-up of BDS fails. (When debating those who contend that BDS is succeeding, consider citing some of these examples.) Economic BDS Fails: Florida becomes 5th […]
An article by John Hall in The Independent (Israel to resume building controversial settlements in the West Bank after 18-month moratorium, Jan. 25th) includes the following passage, meant to provide context to recently ‘resumed’ […]
Yesterday, early evening Israeli time, the Guardian‘s Jerusalem correspondent Peter Beaumont reported on two Palestinian terror attacks since Sunday. The first incident, on Sunday evening, involved a fatal attack on a 39-year-old woman in […]
On Sunday, we posted about the following article at the Independent Number one on their list was a “bizarre” Israeli law: However, as we noted in our post, though this law was […]
To those who hate Israel, it will reveal feet of clay. The Guardian regards the film as so useful to its anti-Israeli mandate that it ran reviews on August 39th , October 15th and October 18th to drive home the message (“These soldiers had seen the brutal way conquered civilians were treated by their comrades“).
Here’s the full-page ad which appeared in the print edition of today’s Guardian. (The ad was signed by 343 “scholars”, or less than one a quarter of 1% of the roughly 195,000 academics working in […]
We demonstrated in our post that Arab terrorists have in fact been targeting Jews, not ‘merely’ “settlers’. After complaining to Times of London editors, they agreed to issue the following correction.
Here’s the large photo spread across pages 30-31 in the Oct. 20th print edition of Times of London – accompanying an article by Gregg Carlstrom on the recent Arab violence. The caption reads: […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier During the height of the second Intifada, the media and politicians in general were adamant, only total desperation could cause one human being to […]
Amidst recent Palestinian violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank which has claimed the lives of four Israeli civilians over the course of three days, another story has been making the rounds […]
Guest post by Petra Marquardt-Bigman While working on two articles documenting the questionable methods and associations of the Tamimis of Nabi Saleh – who for years have been organizing almost weekly confrontations with […]
Every day, millions of people – including Palestinians – practice some form of yoga in order to improve their physical, mental and spiritual health. No, we never thought we’d be forced to ponder something so anodyne in the context of our blog’s mission of promoting accuracy in the UK media.
The UK Telegraph and Daily Mail retreat from a story about alleged Israeli brutality towards a Palestinian child, recognizing that the players in question have a history of manipulating journalists in Nabi Saleh.
An Economist article (What is the Palestinian Authority for?) included the following claim: THE men who patrol the isolated village of Douma after nightfall cannot do much except raise the alarm; they […]
Take a look at this recent photo published in the Financial Times. The photo is quite representative of UK media coverage of events in a place they’re calling “Khirbet Susya”, near the […]
Late Monday night, two terrorists driving in a car with Palestinian license plates opened fire on an Israeli vehicle on the Alon road, near the West Bank settlement Shilo. At least 15 bullets hit […]