The Media

The Media section of the Electronic Intifada (EI), offers a quick window on the latest articles added to the Role of the Media, Coverage Trends, Journalists in Danger, and EI in the Press feeds.

Role of the Media

Candid video reveals NYT bureau chief Jodi Rudoren's Zionist bubble

Max Blumenthal
2 August 2014

In private meeting shown on video, Rudoren calls Abe Foxman, head of pro-Israel ADL, “my personal defamation protector.”

Coverage Trends

BBC Rachel Corrie coverage omits facts, lets lies go unchallenged

Amena Saleem
31 August 2012
Its coverage of the Rachel Corrie trial verdict marked a new low for the BBC.

Media agencies annex 200,000 settlers

Jonathan Cook
3 June 2009

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Given their influence on world opinion and the vital importance of the settlement issue in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, can readers depend on the news agencies to provide fair coverage? The answer, sadly, is: no. Even on the most basic fact about the settlers — the number living on occupied Palestinian territory — the agencies regularly get it wrong. Jonathan Cook analyzes.

Journalists in Danger

Press freedoms fall victim to Fatah, Hamas disunity

Rami Almeghari
26 July 2010

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The split between the the Hamas-run Gaza wing and the Fatah-run West Bank wing of the Palestinian Authority (PA) has overshadowed every aspect of public life, including, many rights groups have documented, infringements on press freedoms and the work of journalists. Rami Almeghari reports from Gaza for The Electronic Intifada.

Journalist threatened with extradition, arrest by Mossad

Jonathan Cook
13 April 2010

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An Israeli journalist who went into hiding after writing a series of reports showing lawbreaking approved by Israeli army commanders faces a lengthy jail term for espionage if caught, as Israeli security services warned at the weekend they would “remove the gloves” to track him down. Jonathan Cook reports.