Media Watch

NPR responds to EI's criticism of White House "publicity stunt"

NPR’s managing editor for digital news Mark Stencel has responded to criticisms made by this blog of the network’s facilitation of a White House instigated event to talk about Obama’s Middle East policy speech that featured just one panelist: Obama’s speechwriter. 

Ethan Bronner's Nakba denial in The New York Times

New York Times bureau chief Ethan Bronner promotes Israeli propaganda that Palestinian refugees were forced from their homes only after Arab armies intervened on 15 May 1948, ignoring the reality that hundreds of thousands had been forced out since December 1947. 


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