HonestReporting monitors the news for bias, inaccuracy, or other breach of journalistic standards in coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It also facilitates accurate reporting for foreign journalists covering the region. HonestReporting is not aligned with any government or political party or movement.

Honest Reporting

HonestReporting monitors the news for bias, inaccuracy, or other breach of journalistic standards in coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It also facilitates accurate reporting for foreign journalists covering the region. HonestReporting is not aligned with any government or political party or movement.

Defending Israel from Media Bias
Thu, Aug 17th 2017 8:52am

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Queens Museum reversed its decision to cancel an Israeli event. The risk to the museum’s finances was heavy, and President and Executive Director Laura Raicovich’s ties to the BDS movement through a book she co-edited couldn’t be ignored. New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called to stop funding the Queens...

Original article can be viewed at New York Museum Reinstates Israel Event on HonestReporting.

Thu, Aug 17th 2017 8:52am

Today’s Top Stories 1. Without giving a reason, an Iranian court froze the assets of more than 150 current and former BBC staffers in Iran. See Reuters, and of course, the BBC, which condemned the order as a move to silence journalists. Despite being banned in Iran, BBC Persian TV, radio and web content manages...

Original article can be viewed at Iran Freezes Assets of BBC Staffers on HonestReporting.

Wed, Aug 16th 2017 9:32am

Ilan Pappe is no "historian." So why did the Christian Science Monitor call him one, and give him an unchallenged megaphone to malign Israel in an interview about his book, "The Biggest Prison on Earth," (referring, of course, to Israel)?

Original article can be viewed at Why Did CSM Call an Anti-Israel Ideologue a ‘Historian?’ on HonestReporting.

Wed, Aug 16th 2017 6:24am

Today’s Top Stories 1. Police arrested Sheikh Raed Salah for incitement, suspicion of supporting terror acts and membership in an illegal organization. Salah has repeatedly spent time in jail for incitement, especially claiming that Israel is threatening to take over the Al-Aqsa mosque. He also founded the northern chapter of the Islamic Movement, an offshoot...

Original article can be viewed at Israel Arrests Extremist Sheikh Raed Salah for Incitement on HonestReporting.

Tue, Aug 15th 2017 8:49am

Australia's ABC Radio edits a transcript of an introduction to an interview on Gaza's electricity crisis, deliberately removing a statement that Israel had cut the electricity at the request of the Palestinian Authority.

Original article can be viewed at Trashing a Transcript to Implicate Israel on HonestReporting.

Mon, Aug 14th 2017 7:03am