Robert Fisk

      CiF Watch Prompts Correction on Fisk Op-Ed

      CiF Watch, a CAMERA affiliate, has prompted a correction on an Independent Op-Ed by Robert Fisk in which he had falsely claimed that Benjamin Netanyahu called Hassan Rouhani an "anti-Semite."

      UK’s Independent Defends Unethical Journalism

      The Independent ran several columns expressing fury about the BBC Trust's ruling that Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen violated ethical guidelines — perhaps because the newspaper itself is guilty of the same sort of  inaccurate, advocacy journalism.

      Fisk Warps the Facts

      An excerpt from Robert Fisk's book, published on the Independent online edition, provides example after example of why the British journalist's work is seen as "warped" and uninformed.

      Robert Fisk: Telling it Like it Isn’t

      Robert Fisk, the notoriously anti-Israel journalist, wrote a column charging that Israel's friends have successfully influenced the semantics of Middle East coverage by American journalists, supposedly leading to "journalistic obfuscation" to the detriment of the Palestinians. Underlying Fisk's ire about American coverage is the reality that from his perspective as an extreme pro-Palestinian partisan, reporting by U.S. media is insufficiently tilted in the direction he prefers.

      Thumbs Down to Robert Fisk

      THUMBS DOWN to Robert Fisk, Middle East correspondent for London's Independent newspaper and veteran Israel-basher, for anti-American and anti-Israel comments in his Nov, 19, 2002 appearances on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" and WBUR's "On Point" (WBUR is a Boston NPR affiliate).

      The Anti-Israel Rant of Robert Fisk

      Usual fare on cable TV's Discovery Channel — documentaries about inventions, nature, and archeology — gave way recently to an unabashedly anti-Israel series entitled "Beirut to Bosnia" and reported by British journalist Robert Fisk.