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HonestReporting, with 140,000 members, is the largest organization fighting media bias in the Middle East conflict. In 2006, HonestReporting launched Media Central, a Jerusalem center providing support services for foreign journalists in Israel and the region.
Monster in the Middle

Monster in the Middle

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How the media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gets distorted.


Revisiting the Infamous Photo

Revisiting the Infamous Photo

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10 years later, Tuvia Grossman meets the soldier who saved his life.


"War Crimes" and Shoddy Journalism

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The media's war crimes allegations debunked.


New York Times: Year-Long Analysis

New York Times: Year-Long Analysis

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A long term study of the New York Times reveals a bias against Israel.


Anti-Israeli Subversion on Wikipedia

Anti-Israeli Subversion on Wikipedia

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Anti-Israel activists manipulate the online encyclopedia.


Defending Israel's Operations in Gaza

Defending Israel's Operations in Gaza

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A quick guide to some of the big issues.


2006 Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award

2006 Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award

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Honest Reporting's sixth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.


Red Cross Ambulance Libel

Red Cross Ambulance Libel

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Mainstream media duped its readers once again.


Guardian of British Distortion

Guardian of British Distortion

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Irresponsible coverage leaves Israel reviled in Great Britain.


Bitter Medicine

Bitter Medicine

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Israel-bashing in medical journals.


UNRWA's Hamas Employees

UNRWA's Hamas Employees

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A UN official admits that Hamas members are on his payroll. Media outlets ignore it.


Reuters Admits Appeasing Terrorists

Reuters Admits Appeasing Terrorists

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Reuters refusal to use the word 'terrorist' is due to intimidation from thugs and their supporters.


Media Ins and Outs

Media Ins and Outs

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Selective reporting slants news coverage of key Mideast issues.


Media Straddling the Fence

Media Straddling the Fence

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Coverage of the UN court's condemnation of the security fence omitted some key information.


World Turned Upside-Down

World Turned Upside-Down

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A survey of media praise for Israel's strike against the Hamas leader.


Sheikh Yassin's 'Happiest Day'

Sheikh Yassin's 'Happiest Day'

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Early media reports misrepresent the IDF strike. Be on the lookout for these four myths.


Friedman's Conspiracy Theory

Friedman's Conspiracy Theory

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Shocking words from a New York Times columnist.


Swedish 'Art' Outrage

Swedish 'Art' Outrage

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A formal protest would have been lost in the back channels of European diplomacy. So he chose to scream.


A Nihilist on Anti-Semitism

A Nihilist on Anti-Semitism

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The LA Times gives op-ed space to a professor who has called for the destruction of the State of Israel.


2003 Dishonest Reporting

2003 Dishonest Reporting "Award"

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Reuters is cited for the most biased coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


The Media's Mideast Relativism

The Media's Mideast Relativism

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Under the guise of objectivity, the media tries to 'democratize' a corrupt and dictatorial Palestinian regime.


Fork in the Road Map

Fork in the Road Map

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As Israel's prime ministers travels to Washington, observers are wondering: Did the road map take a detour?


Hijacked by the Hudna

Hijacked by the Hudna

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The road map is taking a back seat to an internal Palestinian deal.


Arafat's Prime Minister

Arafat's Prime Minister

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Arafat keeps his grip on the reigns of power, and appoints a Holocaust-denier to handle daily affairs.


Reuters Ruins Rachel's Tomb

Reuters Ruins Rachel's Tomb

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Israel's plan to stop Palestinian violence is sensationalized by Reuters as "splitting Christ's birthplace."


The Scheming Canadian Journalist

The Scheming Canadian Journalist

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CBC's Mideast correspondent instigates other reporters to join his protest.


Dishonest Reporting 'Award' for 2002

Dishonest Reporting 'Award' for 2002

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The British media's coverage of Jenin wins the ignoble prize for the most skewed and biased reporting on the Mideast conflict.


Media Critique #50 - Scorning the Island of Democracy

Media Critique #50 - Scorning the Island of...

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Commentators make outlandish comparisons of democratic Israel to the world's worst dictatorial despots.


Anniversary of Sept. 11 in the Media

Anniversary of Sept. 11 in the Media

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A review of media issues relating to Sept. 11 in light of the Mideast conflict.


Misrepresenting Terror

Misrepresenting Terror

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The Washington Post sympathizes with a Hamas leader, and Time magazine 'blames' Israel for decreasing the violence.


Return of the USS Liberty

Return of the USS Liberty

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A new book accuses Israel of deliberately attacking an American ship in June 1967.


UN Report on Jenin

UN Report on Jenin

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The media tries to mop up its horrific coverage of Jenin. Some newspapers succeed.


Media Fails at Hebrew University

Media Fails at Hebrew University

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The media tries to justify the bombing of an Israeli cafeteria as some kind of tit-for-tat.


Media Rubble in Gaza

Media Rubble in Gaza

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Israel wipes out a most-wanted terrorist. Is the media reporting the whole story?


Winds of Change at CNN

Winds of Change at CNN

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CNN announces a series of major policy changes in favor of the Israeli position.


Media Critique #42 - Atrocities of the British Press

Media Critique #42 - Atrocities of the British...

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The method of the IDF operation in Jenin helped reduce civilian casualties. The UK media parrots Palestinian claims it was a massacre.


Media Critique #41: Misreporting Terror

Media Critique #41: Misreporting Terror

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Suicide bombers are coming from Arafat's Fatah Al-Aqsa Brigade, even as Arafat meets with U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni to pledge his devotion to peace.


Media Critique #40: Critique of the Washington Post

Media Critique #40: Critique of the Washington...

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Lee Hockstader delivers page one sympathy for Palestinian combatants.


Media Critique #39 - Classic CNN Bias

Media Critique #39 - Classic CNN Bias

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CNN mentions the name, age and hometown of the suicide bomber -- but not of the Jewish victims.


Dishonest Reporting 'Award' 2001

Dishonest Reporting 'Award' 2001

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Recognizing the year's most skewed and biased reporting.


Media Critique #37 - Newsweek-MSNBC Rewrites History

Media Critique #37 - Newsweek-MSNBC Rewrites...

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A comparison of the lives of Sharon and Arafat packs a lot of bias into 100 words.


Reuters' Overshadowing Bias

Reuters' Overshadowing Bias

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When Palestinian gunmen machine-gun Jewish shoppers, Reuters lumps the attackers' deaths together with the victims.


Media Critique #35: Spouting Off

Media Critique #35: Spouting Off

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Some small papers join in the slander against Israel -- including an accusation of discrimination against Christians.


Media Critique #34: Eyeless In Gaza

Media Critique #34: Eyeless In Gaza

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Harper's magazine accuses Israeli troops of murdering Palestinian children for sport.


Media Critique #33 - Danger of Militant Islam

Media Critique #33 - Danger of Militant Islam

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Is Bin Laden motivated by radical Islamic teachings? Some fifth columnists say ‘no -- it's all Israel's fault.'


Media Critique #32 - Terror and the Media_

Media Critique #32 - Terror and the Media_

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The terror war has gone global. How does this media coverage affect Israel?


Media Critique #31: Moral Absurdity Downunder

Media Critique #31: Moral Absurdity Downunder

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"60 Minutes" in Australia justifies suicide bombings and denying Israel's right to self-defense.


Media Critique #30: Terror in Jerusalem

Media Critique #30: Terror in Jerusalem

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Mass carnage of Jewish civilians is not enough for CNN to stop parroting the Palestinian line.


Media Critique #29 - No Quarter To Terrorists

Media Critique #29 - No Quarter To Terrorists

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The world jumps on Israel for its campaign to eliminate the Hamas terrorist threat. What alternative option would they recommend pursuing?


Media Critique #28 - Arafat's Rehab at the Times

Media Critique #28 - Arafat's Rehab at the Times

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After being denounced by the world as an obstacle to peace, Yasser Arafat is now rehabilitated by the Western media.


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