Andrea Levin

Sweden’s Aftonbladet Spreads Libels, Bigotry

Scandanavia's largest newspaper printed libels in August charging Israel plunders and trafficks organs from Palestinians — though editor Jan Helin admits they have no evidence for the story. Nevertheless, none of the many factual errors and inventions have been corrected. Instead, the Aftonbladet lies have spread unchecked to Middle East media and Web sites in ugly permutations. 

Netanyahu U.N. Speech Buried by the Times

In contrast to many papers, The New York Times signaled disregard for a major address by Israel's Prime Minister, burying it at the end of a story by Neil MacFarquhar.

NBC Defends False Comparison of Muhammad Al-Dura to Iranian Victim

NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel likened the killing of Neda Agha-Soltani to the discredited Muhammad al-Dura story and, when challenged to correct the false analogy, network news president Steve Capus ignored the issue completely and cited the numerous journalistic awards of his reporter.

NPR Editor Jenkins Blames Israel for ME Deadlock

loren jenkinsIn a public meeting, NPR's Loren Jenkins, who previously linked Israel to Nazis, has faulted Israel alone for the Middle East impasse, charging it with using Gaza for "bombing target practice."

In Gaza Conflict, Context is Key

As in the Hezbollah War of 2006, in today's Gaza conflict some reporters, such as CNN's Rick Sanchez, shift the story to alleged "disproportionate" Israeli attacks, with a false focus on relative losses by the parties.

Ha’aretz Radical Mainstreamed in LAT

The Los Angeles Times' Ashraf Khalil dresses up fringe Israeli writer Gideon Levy as "one prominent Israeli" whose views are as newsworthy as Tzipi Livni's, Benjamin Netanyahu's, or Ehud Olmert's.