Settlements

Peace Now’s Blunder: Erred on Ma’ale Adumim Land by 15,900 Percent

Peace Now's BlunderPeace Now claimed in an October 2006 report that Israeli settlements are situated mostly on “private Palestinian land,” and in particular that the territory of the largest settlement, Ma’ale Adumim, is 86.4 percent “private Palestinian land.” Turns out they were a little off.

Jimmy Carter’s “Settlement Freeze” Lie

Jimmy Carter admitted in 2003 that at Camp David Prime Minister Begin agreed to only a three month settlement freeze, but he falsely charges in his book that Begin pledged an open-ended freeze, and then reneged.

BBC Editor Sets Tone for Biased Reporting

BBC's coverage of the Middle East has an underlying text: Israel is at the root of all the region's conflicts. This biased perspective, exhibited in much of BBC's reporting, is institutional.

Peace Now’s Report on Settlement Land

How credible are the data and analysis in a new Peace Now report claiming that "a large proportion of the settlements built on the West Bank are built on privately owned Palestinian land"? 

Madison Newspaper Features Propaganda by Anti-Israel Activist

The Capital Times, a daily newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin, published an Op-Ed on March 17 by local anti-Israel activist Jennifer Loewenstein. The column, for the most part, ranted incoherently against Israel and was riddled with factual errors.

A Stacked Deck – the NPR Formula at Work

National Public Radio's Nov. 2, 2005 report, "Jewish Settlements Expand in West Bank," illustrates a recurrent technique in the network's chronic anti-Israel coverage: stacking the deck.