Editorializing the “Palestine Papers”

It was a victory for Guardian and al Jazeera spin when some ostensibly objective media organizations were swayed by the advocacy journalism associated with the publication of the so-called "Palestine Papers."

A Checkpoint Checkup

Crowded QalandiaThe AP reported on how long it takes Palestinians to get through the "humiliating" Qalandia checkpoint near Jerusalem. They omitted that it was quicker than travelers get through security checkpoints at some major US airports.

Journalists Buy Falsehoods on Gaza Shipments

Raed Fattouh, a Palestinian Authority official, is selling the falsehood that certain products -- clothes, shoes, wood and aluminum -- are entering the Gaza Strip for the first time since 2007, and journalists are buying in bulk.

Stephen Sizer Complains to Police About Blogger

An Anglican Vicar who has been given a platform for his views by the tyrannical regime in Iran has complained to the police about a blogger in Great Britain. (Feb. 3 Correction)

Gaza’s Blue Baby Syndrome and Brittain’s Bad Blood

victoria brittainJudging by the distortions and omissions in her recent column, journalist and activist Victoria Brittain's ostensible concern about methemoglobinemia in Gaza is less important than her desire to assail Israel.

Breaking the Silence and the British Media

Breaking the Silence (Shovrim Shtika) is a foreign-funded, Israeli NGO whose mission is to publicly vilify Israel's military. British media outlets have overlooked journalistic norms to promote this NGO's questionable allegations.

Charges of IDF “Wanton Killing” Crumble

The brigade commander of the unit linked to alleged “wanton killings” in Gaza launched his own investigation after hearing of the charges. He spoke with actual eyewitnesses who said that the alleged killings did not take place.

UNRWA’s Omissions Distort Coverage of Jabaliya Tragedy

UNRWA officials, John Ging (left) and Chris Gunness helped perpetuate the false story that Israel had shelled the Fakhoury UNRWA school in Gaza. Ging admits he knew none of the dead were on the school grounds.

Spotlight on the Guardian’s Guard: Clancy Chassay

Clancy Chassay, a freelance journalist based in Beirut, reports for several British publications, including The Guardian. The multimedia journalist's five-part video series on life in Gaza uses multiple methods to distort the facts.