MSNBC’s Ali Velshi Lamely Nods Along As Former PLO Adviser Diana Buttu Spouts Lies

Despite being, or perhaps thanks to her background as an ex-adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Diana Buttu has managed to carve herself out a respectable career as an academic and a media rent-a-quote on all things Israel-related. Unsurprisingly, Buttu rarely has anything nice (or accurate) to say about the Jewish state. And her […]

Warped Headlines: How the Media Use Title Tricks to Shape Public Opinion

The headline is undoubtedly the most important element of a news story. In a few words, it should both summarize the piece and grab the reader’s attention. The headline may also be the only part of the story that gets read given the fact that studies indicate nearly 50 percent of news consumers scan the […]

Mohammed El-Kurd Destroys His Own Credibility With ‘Apartheid Israel’ Confession

If you heard a loud thud on Wednesday, that was the sound of the jaws of HonestReporting staff hitting the floor as we heard a shocking confession from the media’s most beloved Palestinian activist Mohammed El-Kurd: he knows that Israel is not an apartheid state. In footage of his virtual appearance at Adelaide Writers’ Week […]

AFP Publishes Weirdly Sympathetic Piece About Murderous Palestinian Teenage Terrorists

The latest example of “terrorism apologist journalism” came from the global wire service AFP, which published a piece this week that attempts to understand why young Palestinians have perpetrated several terror attacks. The article, “Hardened and hopeless, young Palestinians commit bloody attacks,” describes how over the past few weeks there have been a number of […]