Ilan Pappé

CAMERA Top Ten Mideast Media Mangles of 2012

In 2012, the media blundered all too many times in reporting on the Middle East. It was difficult to narrow it down, but CAMERA has identified our Top Ten MidEast Media Mangles.

Did Pappé Invent Another Quote?

In his 2009 book about the Husseini family, historian Ilan Pappé attributes a quote to Sir Walter Shaw. The source he cites does not include the quote in question. Is the quote real?

Ilan Pappé, Check Your Sources

Filmmaker Porter Speakman, Jr. retracts a Ben-Gurion quote obtained from Ilan Pappé's 2006 book because the sources do not check out.

The Washington Post Ignores the Facts on Pappé

The Washington Post's profile of lecturer Ilan Pappe did not provide key context about why he is so reviled in Israel. The feature negligently omitted to mention Pappe's very open rejection of historical facts.

Palestine is Still the Issue (2003)

Written and Presented by John Pilger English 53 minutes
Australian-born, London-based journalist and filmmaker John Pilger does not pretend to deliver an objective view of his subject matter.  In Pilger's world, events are seen through a lens in which America and Israel are foremost villains. And Pilger's 2002 film, "Palestine is Still the Issue," is devoted to villifying Israel as a terrorist state.