@UKMediaWatch - Uk Media Watch

@UKMediaWatch - Uk Media Watch


Promoting fair and accurate reporting on Israel. (A project of CAMERA)

Is the Guardian Once Again Suggesting that Israel is Killing Gazan Babies?
Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:23 PM

The Guardian cannot resist seeing the death of babies in Gaza ultimately as an Israeli nail to be hammered even when her own words make it clear where the blame truly lies. It is time for her and others like her to take an honest look at what is going on in Gaza and report truthfully rather than fearing to speak out – not in case Israel bans them, but in case Hamas does. … Continue reading
CST report shows antisemitic incidents in the UK at record level.
Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:23 AM

CST recorded 767 antisemitic incidents across the UK in the first six months of 2017, a 30 per cent increase on the 589 incidents recorded in the first six months of 2016. This is the highest total CST has ever recorded for the January-June period of any year … Continue reading
One misleading Indy photo illustrates media’s obfuscation of Palestinian incitement
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:41 PM

The misleading Indy photo purporting to depict 'peaceful worshipers' is just one more example of the media's continuing obfuscation of the central role played by Palestinian incitement in fueling violence - an ongoing lie by omission which profoundly distorts news consumers' image of the conflict.   … Continue reading
UKMW prompts correction to UK daily that placed the Temple Mount in “Palestine”
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 8:11 AM

A photo caption at the Lancashire Post placed the Al Aqsa Mosque in "Jerusalem, Palestine". We promptly emailed editors, arguing that there is of course no such country as "Palestine" and that the Jerusalem holy site in question is in Israel.  Editors upheld our complaint and revised the caption accordingly. … Continue reading
Indy legitimises bizarre claim that Jerusalem was NOT the ancient Jewish capital
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:39 PM

In the spirit of efforts by the Palestinians (and UNESCO) to erase and rewrite Jewish history, The Independent published an article legitimising an obscure author’s claim that King Solomon was actually an Egyptian Pharaoh, his gold mines were a myth and Jerusalem was never in fact the ancient Jewish capital. Here are the relevant excerpts from the … … Continue reading
AP and Guardian Correct: Acknowledge Iranian Support for Global Terror
Monday, July 24, 2017 9:42 AM

CAMERA's Israel office yesterday prompted correction of an Associated Press article (also published at The Guardian) which had erroneously stated that "Iran remains on the State Department's list of sponsors of terrorism for its support of anti-Israel groups"  … Continue reading
UK media frame Palestinian murder of Jews in Halamish into a ‘clash’ over metal detectors
Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:34 PM

It's impossible to properly understand events in Jerusalem over the past week without acknowledging the continuing pattern of Palestinian incitement, antisemitism and violence over Al-Aqsa Mosque. … Continue reading
Indy corrects. New text refutes claim Israel stops Gaza docs from traveling to training seminars
Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:56 AM

UK Media Watch prompted a correction at The Independent to the claim that Israel prevents Gaza doctors from traveling abroad for training seminars. The new text cites statistics on the hundreds of such crossings over the past two years alone.  … Continue reading
Guardian publishes letter demonising Israel and Radiohead – why it matters to British Jews.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 11:43 AM

With antisemitic incidents in the UK at an all time high, news outlets with even the most strident pro-Palestinian editorial lines - such as the Guardian and Independent - should avoid amplifying toxic anti-Zionist agitprop that doesn't edify or inform, but only inflames those most likely take their anger over Israel out on Jews … Continue reading
Independent fails to correct Ken Loach’s lie of “racially segregated” West Bank roads
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:28 AM

Ken Loach's claim in The Independent that there are apartheid-style, "racially segregated roads" in the West Bank is an outright lie, and we encourage you to lodge a complaint at the Indy using this online form. … Continue reading
Ross Kemp fails to challenge ‘extreme’ anti-Israel conspiracy theory on Sky 1
Monday, July 17, 2017 11:11 AM

Kemp's failure, on Sky 1, to challenge Jwehan's absurd causation for drug addiction in the West Bank represents another example of the media's role in legitimising anti-Israel conspiracy theories - fantasies which has the effect of preventing Palestinians from engaging in genuine self-reflection over their own role in perpetuating very real social, economic and political problems. … Continue reading
Northern Ireland: A template for peace in the Middle East?
Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:15 PM

Can the Good Friday Agreement can be used as a template for advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace? Though many like to link the Republicans’ struggle for independence to the Palestinian movement, the differences are actually quite stark.  … Continue reading
Scottish BDS activists who protest Radiohead also promote Holocaust denial
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:37 AM

How many people spreading Holocaust denial material would you expect to find in a group who claim to be "anti-racist"? … Continue reading
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke responds to Ken Loach’s pro-BDS op-ed in the Indy.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 7:29 AM

As is often the case with many pro-BDS polemics, the justification offered by British director Ken Loach to politically, economically and culturally isolate Israel - and only Israel - included distortions and at least one outright lie: that there are "racially segregated roads" in the West Bank.   … Continue reading
Indy cites false NGO claim that Israel prevents Gaza docs from traveling abroad.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:02 PM

The Independent uncritically quoted an NGO claim that Gaza doctors are prevented by Israel from traveling abroad for training. However, we contacted a spokesperson from the Israeli agency responsible for coordinating such travel and they flatly denied the claim, citing hundreds of such crossings for Gaza doctors each year.   … Continue reading