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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.

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

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

Media Critique #27 - White-Washing the Bloody Hands

A vile, insulting screed from the Washington Post tries to win sympathy for the bloody-handed Ramallah lyncher.

Media Critique #25 - Toronto Star's Biased Contenta

One of Canada's leading newspapers consistently publishes a one-sided view of the Middle East, to the point of glorifying suicide bombers.

Media Critique #24 - Arafat Unmasked

What we knew all along – that Yasser Arafat is responsible for the violence – is now gaining a voice in the mainstream media.

Media Critique #23 - Associated Press Mess

Associated Press focuses on the suffering of the bomber and downplays his bestial act.

The Propaganda Barrage

Murdered Israeli children, the Pope's visit to Syria, and a boatload of weapons off Gaza.

Media Critique: How Can CNN Keep a Straight Face

Just when we thought that CNN could get no worse...

Media Critique #20 - Toddler 'Dies'

Reporting a murder in the passive form changes the meaning entirely. Someone at the Associated Press tried to pull a fast one.

Media Critique #17 - The British Guardian

British newspaper blames Israel for everything. When readers complain, the newspaper blames them, too.

Yassir Arafat, 1929-2004

HonestReporting's biography, with links to important sources.

What is the Road Map?

Israel endorses the peace plan, with 14 reservations that Sharon calls the 'red line.'

U.S. Aid To Israel

The Christian Science Monitor delegitimizes and sensationalizes the amount of U.S. foreign aid to Israel.

Children Under Fire

Palestinian children are back on the front lines, throwing rocks and bombs. Who's to blame?

Behind the Saudi Peace Plan

Saudi Arabia talks peace from one side, and war from the other.

Truth versus Terror

With suicide attacks plaguing Israel, it is more important than ever that the media get its facts straight.

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