"Here and Now," produced by NPR and WBUR, is the latest to correct the erroneous claim that Israeli plans to build thousands of "new settlements." Plans are for new homes in existing settlements, not for new settlements.
NPR's "Here and Now" host Jeremy Hobson is the latest to wrongly report that Israel is planning to build thousands of "new settlements."
It is clear that Rick Steves' and his staff put a lot of effort into this segment. But he still clings to Palestinian myths and won't talk about the religious component of the conflict.
Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR's "On Point," moderates a discussion of the escalation in violence between Israel and the Palestinians, but excludes anyone to give the Israeli side.
Tom Ashbrook, host of WBUR's "On Point," allowed two guests to dramatically mislead listeners on a recent program about the plight of Christians in the Middle East.
Rami Khouri, editor-at-large of Lebanon's Daily Star, and a frequent NPR guest, today on the network actually blamed Ariel Sharon for the rise of Islamism in the Middle East. Perhaps Khouri has never heard of the Wahhabis, or the Saudis and their vast oil wealth, or the Taliban, or Sudan under al-Turabi. That being the case, it's too bad for NPR listeners that the network has heard of Khouri, and invites him on so often.
An April 18 commentary by CAMERA staffer Myron Kaplan documents the lopsided panels on "The Connection," hosted by Dick Gordon and produced by Boston University's WBUR, an NPR affiliate.