Tag Archive for media bias

Israel’s Communications Minister Follows Mid-Eastern States’ Lead to Ban Al-Jazeera


Following the prime minister’s lead, Israel Communications Minister Kara takes steps to close down the inciteful Qatari cable network, but working within the ongoing Middle Eastern stratagem.



Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call to shut Qatari media company Al Jazeera’s office in Jerusalem has been translated into action, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara announced.

Kara said on Sunday night he is holding “professional discussions” in his ministry’s legal department, as well as with the Council for Cable and Satellite Broadcasting, to draft a bill that would close the cable networks’ Israel studio.

Saudi Arabia closes Al Jazeera offices

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently came out against Al Jazeera in response to its coverage of Palestinian terrorist attacks and rioting in Jerusalem’s Old City, saying that the network is inciting against Israel. Continue Reading »

Top German Daily: “German media: [Palestinian] Perpetrators turned into victims.”


Denouncing Germany’s ‘Fake News’ in the 2nd most read article on the popular website, Bild’s online editor-in-chief warned that  by “routinely interchanging perpetrator and victim” the German media attacks on Israel reveal its withdrawal from historical responsibility.



The online editor-in-chief of the mass-circulation Bild published Sunday a column filled with blistering criticism over the anti-Israel media in Germany during the Temple Mount clashes.

It was never about ‘metal-detectors’ – More online Incitement to kill Jews – Facebook

“No other country, which suffers under permanent terror, is reported on in Germany in the cynical, ice-cold and heartless manner like Israel is,” wrote Julian Reichelt. Continue Reading »

PM Netanyahu pledges to exile Al-Jazeera from Israel


Prime Minister Netanyahu vows to facilitate the necessary laws in the Knesset to remove the Qatari network from Israel while rallying the government press office, foreign ministry, and defense establishment to began working on it.

By Elad Benari


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sharply criticized the Al-Jazeera network on Wednesday evening, and declared that he would work to remove it from Israel.

“The Al-Jazeera network does not cease to incite to violence around the Temple Mount. I have appealed to law enforcement agencies several times to close the Al-Jazeera office in Jerusalem. If this is not done due to legal interpretation, I will work to enact the necessary laws to remove Al-Jazeera from Israel,” declared Netanyahu. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Member of British House of Lords blasts media bias against Israel


Former BBC chairman Lord Michael Grade exposes BBC’s coverage of Israel, and anti-Israel terror as ‘inexcusable’, saying, “When Israel acts in self-defense, the narrative is distorted to fit their (the media) narrative of Zionist aggression.”

By David Rosenberg


A member of the House of Lords and former chairman of the British Broadcasting Corporation addressed the problem of media bias against Israel during a speech in Parliament on Wednesday, lambasting the BBCfor its coverage of recent terror attacks against Jews in Israel.

Lord Michael Grade, who was chairman of the BBC from 2004 to 2006, praised his country’s backing for a Jewish national home in the 1917 Balfour Declaration, but lamented that much of the media today feeds false narratives about the Jewish state, while anti-Semites use Zionism and Zionists as a proxy for attacking Judaism and Jews. Continue Reading »

Donald Trump Jr. calls out BBC on Twitter for blatant anti-Israel bias in Jerusalem terror-attack


BBC’s headline “Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem” omitted they were killed for shooting sub-machine gun & knife attack on Israelis

By i24NEWS


The son of US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to criticize the BBC’s reporting of a recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem.

Donald Trump Jr. said the BBC‘s headline, “Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem” failed to describe how the Palestinian assailants were killed as they attacked civilians and Israeli soldiers.

“You mean after they stabbed a female Israeli police officer to death… right? This is as close to being misleading as possible,” Trump Jr. Continue Reading »

Reuters bureau chief censures US envoy over ‘Nakba Day’ desecration


Israel bureau chief for Reuters criticized the new US Ambassador on Twitter for announcing his arrival in Israel to begin working on May 15th, or as biased reporter pointed out, ‘Nakba Day’.

By David Rosenberg


Newly-appointed US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is set to arrive in Israel next Monday, beginning his service in the Jewish state a week ahead of President Trump’s first visit to Israel since taking office in January.

On Tuesday, a Twitter account in Friedman’s name confirmed that he would be heading to Israel on May 15th.

“I am arriving in Israel on May 15 to represent the United States as Ambassador to Israel. Continue Reading »

Analysis of Israeli media’s unbalanced reporting of Israel’s PM Netanyahu


Night after night in Israel, Channel 2 viewers have been subjected to saturation coverage of ‘Affair 2000’ that distorts more than it reveals and Israeli readers are bombarded with what seems daily negative articles related to Netanyahu and his family that run in the Hebrew daily, Yediot Aharonot.

Netanyahu’s Shameless Opponents By Caroline B. Glick


Over the past week, Israel was subjected to the diplomatic equivalent of a lynch mob in Paris. It received unexpected assistance from Britain, which twice in two days departed from its traditional anti-Israel stance and blocked the Paris conference’s anti-Israel declaration from being adopted as the official position of the European Union. Continue Reading »

Jerusalem truck attack that killed 4 Israelis received int’l attention – but why, what changed?


view videoFor the first time foreign media & governmental officials treated the truck ramming by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem differently, finally seeing the parallels to previous attacks by radical Islamists in Europe.

By i24news


Three days ago, a Palestinian driver plowed a truck into a group of IDF soldiers in Jerusalem, killing four. Throughout last year alone, Israel has suffered dozens of terror attacks carried out by Palestinians, including vehicular ones. Sunday’s attack in Jerusalem was different. Not because of the number of casualties, but thanks to the spotlight it received from international media and the reactions of the international community. Continue Reading »

World oblivious to current Arab genocide of indigenous in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon


Because the world & mainstream media are on constant alert to accuse Israel for its next reaction to violence against its citizens, Egyptian Copts, Lebanon’s Maronites, Iraq’s & Syria’s Assyrians/Chaldeans, Kurds, Berbers, Yazidis etc. (all also) – the indigenous people of the area – are victims of genocides by the area’s Arab invaders and are given little to zero attention.

The Occupier and the Occupied by David Marc Silon


Consider the following scenario: Violent settlers clash with the indigenous people. They take away their property and drive them off their land. Murders and kidnappings occur daily. There is no judicial recourse. Continue Reading »

CNN backtracks with new graphic after ignoring terrorism against Israelis


MEDIA BIAS EXPOSED: CNN finally includes Tel Aviv after mass protests highlighted Israel’s exclusion from a featured graphic of the worst terror attacks that occurred throughout Ramadan.



News network CNN has updated a graphic it featured this week listing some of the deadliest terror attacks that occurred throughout the month of Ramadan to include reference to the July 8 shooting attack in Tel Aviv.

CNN graphic excludes Israel on map of terror attacks during Ramadan in 2016

An advocacy group for Israel, Stand With Us, pointed out the update on its social media, claiming that “criticism” led to the change.

But the graphic does not include reference to several other attacks that have occurred within Israel and the Palestinian territories, including the fatal stabbing of a teenage girl in her bedroom and the murder of a father in front of his wife and kids. Continue Reading »

CNN deletes tweet, apologizes for ‘questionable reporting’ but FOX got it right




Following Wednesday night’s terror attack in Tel Aviv’s Sarona market that left four people dead and 16 wounded CNN inspired outrage with its headline when it put the word “terrorists” in quotations on its Facebook page.

The CNN building in Dubai Media City Park – Photo: REUTERS/RUSSELL BOYCE

Additionally, the news agency failed to mention terrorism even once in the article reporting the ordeal.

Similarly, the British news network SKY also neglected to use the word “terror” or “terrorism” in their report of the attack at Sarona. Continue Reading »

Veteran Syrian-born BBC anchor quits due to unprofessional Mid-East bias


Senior female BBC journalist refuses to continue as presenter due to company’s improper and inaccurate biased reporting of the Middle East.

By Ari Yashar


A senior journalist for BBC has announced she will no longer be working as a new anchor for the leading UK news company due to its biased coverage – but she was not referring to its well-documented bias regarding Israel.

BBC headquarters – Thinkstock

Instead, Dima Izzedin of Syria accused her employer of bias in favor of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in its reporting on the bloody war in her home country. After eight years at BBC she announced she will no longer continue, reports The New Arab on Tuesday.
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TIME magazine decides to stick by bias, half-truth filled, & unethical reporting


Despite repeated requests to correct the factual error in an article mentioning a ‘Palestinian graphic designer’ killed by Israel, TIME magazine 5 months later has yet to mention that the Palestinian terrorist, Baha Aliyan, was armed & killed in the commision of a terror attack on a closed bus that left 3 dead, 17 others injured.

By Itamar Eichner


The article, published on October 15, 2015, by TIME correspondent Rebecca Collard, stated: “On Tuesday, Allyan (sic), a graphic designer from the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood Jabel Mukaber, was killed by Israeli security forces after allegedly trying to carry out an attack in Jerusalem.”

TIME biased & half-truth reporting - Screenshot

TIME magazine’s article.

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Egyptian parliamentarian & TV host bashed by peers for meeting Israeli envoy for dinner


After Egyptian MP Tawfik Okasha invited Israel’s ambassador for dinner, he was charged with “unforgivable treason” and accused of “hypocrisy” by Egyptian media personalities.

By Elad Benari



An Egyptian TV host and parliamentarian is coming under fire for meeting with the Israeli ambassador to Egypt, the Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday.

With Israeli Ambassador – Twitter screenshot

According to the newspaper, the parliamentarian Tawfik Okasha had dinner on Wednesday with Israeli ambassador Haim Koren and the two talked politics.

Okasha reportedly discussed several local and regional issues with Koren, including the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the construction of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, according to Al-Ahram, which quoted the Arabic-language Youm7 website.

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After protest by Israel CBS changes ‘biased & dishonest’ Palestinian terror headline




Israel’s Foreign Ministry reacted to what it called a “horrible headline” that the American CBS news outlet composed following a Jerusalem terror attack on Wednesday.

Aka team carries the dead bodies of Palestinian terrorists, who were shot dead by Israeli police after carrying out shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate to Jerusalem’s Old City, February 3, 2016. – Photo: REUTERS

“3 Palestinians killed as daily violence grinds on,” read the CBS headline.  At around 5:30 p.m. Israel time, CBS changed the headline to: “Israeli police kill 3 alleged Palestinian attackers.”

Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon said the original headline was “biased and dishonest,” and an example of “unparalleled chutzpa.” He said the ministry, the Government Press Office and the National Information Directorate all worked to get the headline changed. Continue Reading »