El País, the largest and most influential newspaper in the Spanish world, has a long history of biased reporting about the Jewish state and the Arab-Israeli conflict. For several years since 2009, the newspaper's coverage was somewhat more balanced and objective. But it seems, over the past year, to be drifting back to its previous anti-Israel reporting and its opinion pages have become a forum for anti-Israel activists.
Italian media coverage of a recent meeting between Pope Francis and Mahmoud Abbas suggests that the Pope did two things: exhort Abbas to be an angel of peace and call him an angel of peace.
A CAMERA Op-Ed by Masha Gabriel setting the record straight about distorted journalism regarding the Hamas-Israel confrontations was published in El Mundo, one of the two primary Spanish-language newspapers in the world.
A French court reaffirmed that Israel's occupation of the West Bank is legal. But you probably heard nothing about it.
On September 27, 2012 the Spanish newspaper El País published a letter from ReVista de Medio Oriente, CAMERA's Spanish Language Website, highlighting inconsistencies in a September 26 article.
Coverage in Spain's media of the massacre at Norway's Utoya Island by Anders Behring Breivik veered into crude anti-Israel and anti-Jewish scapegoating. An article from Revista, CAMERA's Spanish-language Web site, entitled "Protocols of the Elders of Utoya," surveys the biases.
In the Christmas Eve edition of his cartoon posted in the newspaper El País, the cartoonist El Roto used the occasion to feature classical anti-Semitic elements aimed to confuse, misinform and demonize the State of Israel.