American lawmakers and Israeli leaders fail to grasp the need for a fund to compensate families of Palestinians killed, injured, or imprisoned—or the real reason for the violence coming out of the occupied West Bank and Gaza.
Category: Media Bias
The internet is buzzing with reports that Oliver Stone had things to say about Israel which the network chose not to broadcast, showing how reluctant mainstream media is to portray Israel in anything but a positive light. Here is just one of many reports.
The new Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, is an avowed Zionist and cheerleader of war crimes, having supported Israeli soldiers in 2014 as they slaughtered more than 2,100 human beings. What does it mean to cast a Zionist in the role of an iconic feminist character?
The website of the Forward recently published an opinion piece by political hitman Spencer Sunshine, in which he slammed the American Left and specific individuals, including Alison Weir, yet has failed to publish Weir’s response.
The Relentless Pulse of Pro-Israel Propaganda in Our Lives: Tim Sanders’ BBC documentary misleads listeners
Thomas Harrington discusses how Israel and its supporters plant deceptive, self-serving narratives at the highest levels of western media, e.g. a BBC radio documentary by Israel partisan Tim Samuels about Israeli doctors who help Syrian refugees—what it says and what it does not say…
Author Jeremy Hammond addresses in detail the inaccurate rendition by Bret Stephens that was published by the New York Times, in which Israel is the alleged victim of aggression…
A full page ad turned reality on its head, suggesting academic boycott of Israel endangers children–when in fact BDS opposes an occupation and apartheid structure under which indigenous children are being shot, imprisoned, tortured, traumatized, deprived of basic necessities and denied medical care.
Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton will receive the award from Israel’s Bar Ilan University for “his fostering of relations between the United States and Israel, and for his lasting contributions to the strengthening of Jerusalem as the eternal city of the Jewish people and throughout the world.” Other recipients: NY Times Editor A.M. Rosenthal, journalist Charles Krauthammer, NY Times columnist William Safire, historian Sir Martin Gilbert, author Cynthia Ozick, Senator Joseph Lieberman, author Herman Wouk, and last year’s honoree, Ambassador Ronald Lauder…
The Israeli Prison Service has attempted to discredit the Palestinian mass hunger strike by releasing undated video footage that shows Marwan Barghouti, the movement’s leader, eating a cookie. American media have jumped on the story, even though they’ve reported little else on the hunger strike since it began on April 17.
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights documents crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territories in weekly reports. We will summarize their reports and stories from other news agencies with the goal of informing Americans of the ongoing violence that Palestinian families face each day under Israel’s occupation of their ancestral lands. The Israeli government receives $3 billion per year in direct military aid from U.S. taxpayers.
Consortium News: As Official Washington fumes about Russia-gate, Israel’s far more significant political-influence-and-propaganda campaigns are ignored… The October Surprise… In some European circles, the neocons are described as “Israel’s American agents”…
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) featured our 2012 article: A New York Times’ headline reported that Palestinians in Gaza attacked Israel first. But the article itself explained that the rockets only came after Israelis attacked Gaza with an airstrike first, killing a Palestinian and injuring several others.
Henry Siegman: “No Israeli leader would give up any part of his country’s territory. But it is Palestinian leaders who are accused by Israel of refusing to make concessions for peace, a lie US administrations consistently repeat to imply a non-existent equivalence between Israeli and Palestinian resistance to a two-state agreement.”
In the meantime, the newspaper has published seven opinion columns that took a clear position against the Palestinian-led boycott movement, including two during the month of March. One is titled “Why Israel Is Nothing Like Apartheid South Africa.”
Stephen Sniegoski reports in Unz Review: Trump’s appointees indicate his efforts for peace with Russia have ended, while bellicosity against Iran has continued. While while mainstream media anathematizes almost everything else Trump proposes, it sees little wrong with his Iran policy – even though it is counter to US interests and ignores history…