Mohammed Dahlan

In the Palestinian Authority, Journalism in the Service of the Revolution

Freedom of the press and freedom of expression exist only superficially in the Palestinian Authority, where the government has adopted the principle of "journalism in the service of the revolution," observes veteran Israeli journalist Yoni Ben-Menachem, targeted for reporting stories unfavorable to Palestinian officials.

Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs (2005)

BBC/PBS Documentary Produced and Directed by Norma Percy 150 minutes
This BBC documentary spares no effort to portray the Palestinians as blameless victims and the Israelis as heartless oppressors. Ignoring most Palestinian terror attacks, and blaming the eventual Israeli response to those attacks for the demise of cease-fire efforts, is just one of the many techniques used by the filmmakers in their tendentious effort to indict Israel.

CAMERA Letter in Philly Inquirer Explains Gaza Demolitions

After the Philadelphia Inquirer published a letter to the editor suggesting that "revenge and hatred" motivated the Israeli demolition of settlers' homes in the Gaza Strip, a CAMERA letter explained that the Palestinian Authority and Israel together decided on the demolitions.

USA Today’s “Tit-for-Tat” Editorial

In an attempt to draw parallels between the two sides, USA Today's August 21 editorial "Nurture peace hopes" completely misrepresents current Israeli-Palestinian realities by trying to present an Israeli-Palestinian "cycle of tit-for-tat bloodshed." Israeli counter-terrorism is no more part of a "cycle of bloodshed" than police arresting murderers is part of a "cycle of crime."

The Washington Post’s Israel Problem

The recent terrorist bombing in Israel snuffed out the lives of 15 innocent people, maimed dozens more and spread fear in a vulnerable society. How did the Washington Post cover the attack and the political struggle that ensued? Passing speedily over the torn bodies of the bomb victims to focus a hostile eye on Israel was just the beginning.