Category Archives: Media Bias

Friday briefs

Yes, because placating Iran is the way to go: The IAEA refused to publish a report that would have revealed Iranian deception in the nuclear negotiations by proving that Iran is working towards a nuclear bomb. Because negotiations! Because Iran … Continue reading

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Shorter John Dickerson: No fair digging up dirt on Dems

Yesterday, Glenn Reynolds linked to John Dickerson’s article on CBS News saying that Republicans should not be looking into the Clinton presidential years while discussing Hillary Clinton. We’re all very busy, so here’s a time-saver: Let’s all agree to not … Continue reading

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Wednesday news briefs

Why the left hates Jews: Read this in its entirety; it’s a history of how the so-called democratic left managed to keep Jew hatred as its mainstay throughout the last two centuries. And why the quenelle is but the latest … Continue reading

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Israel, Israel, Israel!

The AP continues its tradition of explicitly blaming Israel for all failures in Middle East negotiations. Let’s look at the headline and lead: Israeli Hardliners Object to Kerry Pressure Benjamin Netanyahu’s hardline coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs

But I thought the Antarctic ice is melting? A team of scientists have been rescued from a ship that’s been stuck “unusually thick” Antarctic ice for ten days. Funny, just yesterday I saw a WWF commercial telling me how thin … Continue reading

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Releasing murderers in the name of peace

Israel releases convicted murderers, most of whom killed civilians, and the world downplays the Palestinian celebrations of their crimes. The 26 inmates had been jailed before the signing of the 1993 Oslo accords, which formally launched the Middle East peace … Continue reading

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Once more unto the AP bias

It’s been a long time since I did one of these posts, but the AP does not change its spots. This is one of the many subtle ways the world media in general–and the AP in particular–discredits the Israeli side … Continue reading

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The modern war of attrition

It’s been a standard tactic of the Arab states for decades: When you can’t have an all-out war, kill as many Israelis as you can one or two or a few dozen at a time. Because world opinion will not … Continue reading

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Iranian anti-Semitism

John Kerry is trying to bull forward and create a deal with Iran so that his boss, Barack Obama, has something, anything, that he can brag about to the world as being a peacemaker. The Obama administration doesn’t seem able … Continue reading

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Israel’s humanitarian relief

The IDF is in the Philippines, and Filipinos are reaping those rewards. A reporter for NBC is harshing the narrative of the IDF, though. Smart. Sophisticated. Secure. This was what I had experienced with the IDF before. But now I … Continue reading

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The Arafat polonium blood libel

Here we go again. Did you know that Palestinians are blaming Israel for Arafat’s death? Yes. Palestinians blame Israel for Arafat’s poisoning Really. Palestinians: Israel Only Suspect In Arafat Death Come on. Israel Accused of Killing Arafat by Palestinian Investigators … Continue reading

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Sunday briefs

But it will be okay, because a Swedish journalist is optimistic about European anti-Semitism: Nearly a quarter of European Jews now hide their identity while in public. The figure rises to 40% in France. In Sweden, the numbers rise to … Continue reading

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The missing news from the AP

What’s missing from this AP article? Here’s the lead: The Israeli military has discovered an underground tunnel dug out from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into Israel, the army said Sunday, adding it believes militants had intended to use the tunnel … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs

If only: Israeli and Palestinian women meet in Tel Aviv to promote peace between their people. The kicker: They include people from both sides who have lost family members in the conflict. Two hundred Palestinians is a pretty high number … Continue reading

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Global warming: The science isn’t settled, but we’ll say this anyway

This is what passes for analysis in National Geographic, a magazine that is supposed to be fact-based. In an article about the current flooding in Colorado, we read: Drought tends to harden the soil, she said. When rains do come, … Continue reading

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