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Media Watch

The good and the bad of media coverage of Palestine

Israeli lies go unchallenged on BBC's flagship current affairs show

Presenters display aggression toward Palestinian interviewees, yet give Israeli spokespeople an easy ride. 

UK politicians adopt Israeli-style tactic to scare voters over Scotland

Election accusation that Scottish nationalists seek “destruction of the UK” echoes Israeli rhetoric.

BBC hands airwaves over to Israel's minister for war

A recent BBC Radio 4 interview with Moshe Yaalon marks a new low in the public broadcaster’s already-terrible coverage of Palestine.

How The Guardian told me to steer clear of Palestine

“Progressive” newspaper gives a platform to Israel’s racists. 

Why can't media describe Chapel Hill murders as terrorism?

Brother of two women murdered by Craig Hicks says he has no doubt that it was an anti-Muslim hate crime.

Israel backers celebrate death of Islamic State hostage Kayla Mueller

Zionists cheer Kayla Mueller’s death while mainstream media whitewash and erase her Palestine solidarity work. 

How New York Times conceals Israeli violence against Palestinians

The Times has to keep telling itself and its readers that Palestinians are the “threat” and Israel is just playing defense.

BBC's Kafkaesque response to complaint over Gaza coverage

Broadcaster pats itself on the back as it routinely ignores Israeli breaches of Gaza ceasefire.

Guardian reports “acid attack” on Israelis that never happened

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

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