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Media Watch

The good and the bad of media coverage of Palestine

Guardian reports “acid attack” on Israelis that never happened

Israeli story quickly falls apart. But why haven’t media corrected their initial accounts?

White supremacy and Zionism converge in deleted Times of Israel post on Ferguson

For the second time in recent months, a post espousing extraordinarily racist views, this time comparing Black people and Palestinians, has been removed from the Israeli publication.

US media erase Israeli state and settler violence

A number of attacks against Palestinians over the past few weeks have been ignored by the American press.

Anti-Palestinian group CAMERA hails nonexistent New York Times correction

Times should have defended accuracy of reporter’s article. Instead, it pandered to a notorious anti-Palestinian hate group.

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.

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