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Media Watch

The good and the bad of media coverage of Palestine

Why do media value Israeli children's lives more than those of Palestinian kids?

Jerusalem car crash highlights major disparity in media coverage of deaths of Israeli versus Palestinian children.

BBC backs report that omitted killings of Palestinians during Gaza truce

The BBC’s obliviousness to the reality of Israeli aggression against Gaza has been staggeringly highlighted in a BBC Trust ruling.

BBC map ignores occupation of Jerusalem

Broadcaster breaks its commitment not to deceive its viewers and listeners.

Israeli government promotes rape advocate as expert on Palestinians

In email to journalists, Israeli government press office recommends Mordechai Kedar for expertise on Palestinians, who, he said, should be threatened with rape to deter terrorism.

South African peace group files complaint over Tutu-Hitler comparison

Jewish Voices for a Just Peace file a complaint at the Human Rights Commission against the Likud party’s South Africa chairman over a piece he wrote comparing Desmond Tutu with Adolf Hitler.

In asymmetric Twitter war over Gaza, Palestinians are winning

Where Palestinian and Israeli narratives confront each other with no go-between, the Palestinians win.

"Liberal" Guardian to print pro-genocide ad

Guardian justifies plan to run blood libel ad about Palestinian “child sacrifice” on Monday.

BBC agrees to air Gaza charity appeal after getting Israel's permission

The BBC seems to think it needs permission from Israel to broadcast a simple charity appeal for Gaza.

Rudoren: I did not have journalistic relations with that censor

New York Times bureau chief Jodi Rudoren claims that the story of Hadar Goldin, the Israeli soldier captured in Gaza, constituted her first “encounter with Israel’s military censor”. However…

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