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News Media Malpractice Promotes Anti-Semitism

April 6, 2020

“Anti-Semitism,” the British writer Nick Cohen has observed, “is unique among religious hatreds.” Indeed, anti-Semitism is unique among hatreds, not just those religiously based. Not only because the virus has shown a remarkable ability to permeate through the ages and mutate to find new hosts. But also because anti-Semitism is perhaps the only hatred in […]

The News Media and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Today

April 11, 2018

In his 1985 book Double Vision: How The Press Distorts America’s Views of the Middle East, the American-born Israeli writer Ze’ev Chafets catalogued the ills that plagued U.S. news media coverage of the Middle East in general, and Israel in particular. Chafets, who had served as the director of Israel’s Government Press Office, noted that […]

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