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Analysis of Media Coverage of Israel/Palestine

This section is about news coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

We have done seven reports: the newest one is of the Associated Press, the major source of world news for Americans, one of TV network news coverage, one of The New York Times one of the San Francisco Chronicle, two of the San Jose Mercury News, and one of the New London Day. All six can be viewed online. One of our studies was specifically corroborated by a Stanford media critic in “The Newsworthiness of Death.”

We also recommend that you visit the website of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting to view their numerous studies on coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Particularly noteworthy is their report, “The Illusion of Balance,” on NPR coverage.

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Must-Reads in Media Analysis

Letting AP in on the Secret:
Israeli Strip Searches

AP Reveals Israeli Censorship,
Says It Will Abide By Rules

Mondoweiss, Chapter One
Blogging about Israel and Jewish identity raises Observer hackles

BBC's coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict 'misleading'

Nonviolent Palestinian Resistance

The Coverage—and Non-Coverage— of Israel-Palestine

New York Times Distortion:
Up Close and Personal

Epiphany in Beit Jala

Censored

Multimedia

Interview with Ken Silverstein about censorship at LA Times

Off the Charts

Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land

Watch News Report on Israeli Censorship

BBC Interview with Greg Philo on Israel/Palestine News Coverage

Recent Additions to Media Analysis
Resources

Short Movie: AP Erased Footage of Palestinian Boy Being Shot – Watch Online!

AUPHR Report – Accuracy in Oregonian Coverage of the Palestine / Israel Conflict

FAIR Report – The Illusion of Balance

Book – Bad News from Israel

Leaked Document: Israeli Communications Priorities 2003

Related Organizations

PM Watch

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

American Hummus


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