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Israel defeated Hamas in a war of self-defense

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 3, 2014 at 10:45am 10/3/2014 at 10:45am
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The lead article in the October issue of Commentary by Omri Ceren is Yes, Israel Won in Gaza.

Ceren’s central premise is that Hamas built a huge terror infrastructure including tunnels, an enhanced rocket arsenal and speci...

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MSNBC and the Oklahoma beheading: What could go wrong?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:30am 9/29/2014 at 8:30am
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A panel on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC program discussed the beheading of a woman in Oklahoma by Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam as to whom a picture of Jihadist sympathy is emerging.

Perry insists that this was an act of workplace violence and treats the beheading as a passing detail.

At times, they...

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Media missing in action on Fast and Furious

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:50pm 9/27/2014 at 7:50pm
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Sharyl Attkisson is one of the few journalists working today who clearly puts her profession above partisan politics.

She recently appeared on WMAL radio in Washington, DC to discuss the Fast and Furious scandal and others as well as the media’s refusal to aggressively report these stories.

From Larry O’Connor at the Washington...

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Chuck Todd: Eric Holder is a Very Non-Political Person

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00am 9/26/2014 at 10:00am
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Upon hearing the news of Eric Holder’s resignation from the Department of Justice yesterday, NBC’s Chuck Todd took to the airwaves and claimed that Holder is a very non-political person.

Media bias is one thing. The utter dismissal of reality is another.

Brendan Bordelon of National Review has the details:

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Hamas murderers of 3 Israeli teens killed during arrest attempt

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:30am 9/23/2014 at 8:30am
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Remember when Katie Zavadski of NY Magazine, Sheera Frenkel of Buzzfeed and Jon Donnison of the BBC reported that Hamas was not behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens, Gil-ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach?

That gave rise to the widespread false meme that Israeli...

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How’s that Rouhani working out for U.S.?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 22, 2014 at 2:16pm 9/22/2014 at 2:16pm
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It is nearly a year since Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke before the United Nations General Assembly.

Later this week he is scheduled to speak again before the General Assembly, but the enthusiasm expressed last year is nowhere to be seen.

In the run up to his speech...

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Appearance of Impropriety: U.S. Middle East Diplomat and Qatar’s Money

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:10pm 9/19/2014 at 3:10pm
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The New York Times earlier this month published an expose of how foreign money influenced think tanks. One of the subjects of the article was the Brookings Institution, its vice president Indyk and $14.8 million grant that the government...

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Gallup: 60% don’t trust mass media

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:01pm 9/17/2014 at 3:01pm
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A new poll by Gallup shows that overall trust in the mass media has bottomed out at its previous all-time low of 40%.

Via Gallup:

Prior to 2004, Americans placed more trust in mass media than they do now, with slim majorities saying they had a “great deal” or “fair amount” of...

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Member of Hamas’ Leadership Implicated in Kidnapping

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 4:07pm 9/11/2014 at 4:07pm
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Long time Palestinian affairs reporter Avi Issacharoff yesterday reported that the plot that led to the kidnapping and killing of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel was done with the foreknowledge of Hamas’s leadership. Issacharoff’s report further buttresses Israel’s long held claim that Hamas was responsible for the kidnappings and...

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How Hamas’ Casualty Figures Became News

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 1, 2014 at 8:00pm 9/1/2014 at 8:00pm
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Central to the charge that Israel’s conduct warrants an investigation by an “independent” commission to investigate whether it committed war crimes is the premise that Israel, in defending itself against rockets launched by Hamas into its territory, caused a disproportionate number of civilian deaths.

Since a commission appointed by the anti-Israel United...

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Media mostly laughs with, not at, Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 12:00pm 8/30/2014 at 12:00pm
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In case you missed it, I went off on a bit of a rant about comedy in the age of Obama at my site American Glob this week.

Frankly, I’m sick to death of the left’s inability to find anything funny about Obama while continuing to target the same tired subjects of...

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Watch: Hamas supporters lift Al Jazeera reporter in air in celebration

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9:15pm 8/29/2014 at 9:15pm
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Tamer Al-Mishal was a reporter for Al Jazeera in Gaza during the recent conflict.

Among all the networks reporting from Gaza, Al Jazeera was considered vital to Hamas getting its message out.

Al-Mishal was granted special access to accompany Hamas fighters in tunnels to prove to the world that Hamas still had...

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Why is the media so biased against Israel? Let us count the ways

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:24pm 8/27/2014 at 1:24pm
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Three recent articles have critiqued the media’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, especially in the context of Operation Protective Edge.

Previously, I covered Richard Behar’s takedown of reporting from Israel in Forbes and yesterday Prof. Jacobson highlighted

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The most important article on anti-Israel media bias you’ll read anytime soon

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:21am 8/26/2014 at 9:21am
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I hate when people refer to a column as “important,” because the reality is that few columns are important in the real world.

But I consider the column at The Tablet written by former AP Middle East reporter Matti Friedman to be important.

Readers have been emailing and tweeting the link...

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Competing media narratives of Darren Wilson and Michael Brown

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:25pm 8/25/2014 at 12:25pm
(Police Protecting Courthouse, Ferguson MO)

On Saturday the WaPo featured a wordy piece devoted to Darren Wilson’s dysfunctional family of origin, and the racial and other problems in the police force he used to work for, difficulties that seem to have had nothing whatsoever to do with him. As William A. Jacobson has written, it’s an...

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More media cover-up for Hamas exposed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:14am 8/25/2014 at 10:14am
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Slowly, we have seen numerous accounts of how Hamas intimidated foreign journalists into not covering Hamas’ use of facilities such as Shifa Hospital and firing of rockets close to hospitals, apartment buildings, religious compounds and U.N. facilities.

But it has come slowly, and mostly after reporters had left Gaza.

And only after reporters...

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All the News That’s Fit for Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 22, 2014 at 1:55pm 8/22/2014 at 1:55pm
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At his Muckraker column at Forbes, The Media Intifada: Bad Math, Ugly Truths About New York Times In Israel-Hamas War, investigative journalist Richard Behar exposes many of the problems – really scandals – with the MSM reporting on Gaza.

Though he focuses a lot on The New York Times, he focuses on...

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