Media bias

OMG, more proof pro-Israel media monitors are sometimes right

I've sometimes had issues with pro-Israel media “monitors” who have made a cottage industry of blasting every newspaper, TV outlet and Internet news site that doesn't cover the Middle East conflict to their satisfaction and provide extensive “context” to every story – which sometimes means slamming every story that doesn't agree with their own personal politics.

But I'm also driven totally crazy by media outlets that sometimes prove the monitors correct.

Media Watch: Time Says, ‘Israel Doesn’t Want Peace’

09/06/2010 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Never has a Jewish star looked more like the crosshairs of a target than it did on Time’s cover (Jan. 13), with the headline, “Why Israel Doesn’t Care About Peace.”

It’s About`Time” For An Apology To Israel

I have long been a defender of the general media to pro-Israel supporters who believe the press – from the New York Times to the television networks – is biased against Israel. But I’m having a harder time of it these days.

Helen Thomas’ Sad Legacy

06/07/2010 - 20:00

The venomous anti-Israel outburst that spelled the end of veteran journalist Helen Thomas’ 60-year career as a White House correspondent has rightfully angered Jews across the political spectrum.

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