The irresponsible use of controversial materials on Islam in the Newton, Massachusetts public schools serves as a warning to other school systems about the need for carefully selecting materials to teach about Islam and the Middle East.
On PBS Newshour, John Mearsheimer, author of the "Israel Lobby," asserts " a nuclear-armed Iran would bring stability to the region." He also offers reassurance that "they have hardly any offensive capability at all."
The Daily Show's two-part report on America's suspension of funding to UNESCO for admitting Palestine misinforms rather than informs. In the process, it reinforces ugly prejudices.
The New York Times' Thomas Friedman and Nicholas Kristof operate as a tag-team attacking the government of Benjamin Netanyahu. But on the Arab Spring, differences among the two have emerged.
In an example highlighting NPR's biased news judgement, the network devoted a feature to lamenting the Congressional decision to withdraw funding for a Palestinian version of Sesame Street, but ignored the Mufti of Jerusalem's call to kill all Jews.
On Dec. 24, 2010 the Jewish Advocate published an op-ed on the intent by Northeastern University's Holocaust Awareness Committee's to invite controversial Israeli filmmaker Yoav Shamir to speak at their annual Holocaust Commemoration event. Shamir produced the film Defamation which mocks Jewish concerns over anti-Semitism and accuses Jews of exploiting the Holocaust.
Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies is purveying biased, ideologically-tainted material to unsuspecting educators who seek objective, reliable information about Israel and the Middle East.
The Economist depicts Bedouin resettlement to cities as akin to land expropriation. The article fails to adequately consider the real problems of population expansion, modernization and limited land space.
The media portrays the Islamist Ennahda [Renaissance] Party, winner of the Tunisian election, as moderate. However, statements made by its iconic founder, Rachid Ghannouchi, reveal alarming sentiment towards Israel.
The New York Times and like-minded media often cast Jewish settlers as violent extremists assailing peaceful Palestinians, even though West Bank Arabs have murdered at least nine times as many Jewish civilians as the other way around.