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Signs of the <i>Times</i> Signs of the Times
Thursday, February 7, 2013 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

A new report by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America is the latest in a long line to allege anti-Israel bias at the New York Times.  But the newspaper isn't about to change.   
Crown Heights in the Mirror Crown Heights in the Mirror
Thursday, August 18, 2011 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

On the evening of August 19, 1991, the three-car motorcade of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, entered the intersection of President Street and Utica Avenue in Brooklyn.
The <i>Economist</i> Strikes Again The Economist Strikes Again
Friday, January 7, 2011 by Elliot Jager | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

The Economist is a curious publication.  A weekly newsmagazine published in London, it largely hews to a classical liberal (or libertarian) line in economics and a correspondingly conservative line in politics. In contrast to most newsmagazines today, it is also a rousing success.
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Morsi's Media Circus Richard Behar, Forbes. In a recent TV interview, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi branded Jews "descendants of apes and pigs."  Not one major American media outlet covered the story.
“More Loathsome” , Commentator. The Palestinian Authority’s newspaper routinely compares Zionism to Nazism, while at the same time denying the Holocaust—all thanks to funding from the U.S. and the EU.
The Terrorists’ Veto Michael J. Totten, City Journal. “If you insult Hassan Nasrallah’s religion on the Internet, terrorists may come after you. You’re kidding yourself if you think he’s bluffing or that this is just talk. He’s not and it isn’t. ”
The Wedding Guests Have Goose Feet Damion Searls, Los Angeles Review of Books. In postwar America, I.B. Singer was the one who made it—into English, into the pages of Playboy and Esquire and the New Yorker, into big Hollywood movies, into being thought “modern.”  But the identity politics that worked for Singer in the short term risk making him unread now.
Bias at the Beeb? , Commentator. In 2004, the BBC commissioned a report to allay public fears that its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was partial. Now it has spent half a million dollars to ensure that the report isn’t released.
Ignore Anti-Semitism: Bernstein’s Rules David Bernstein, Forward. Has a fringe group announced an anti-Israel demonstration on campus? Odds are that it’s Israeli and Jewish sources who will give them the publicity they want.
Don’t Know Much ’bout Orthodoxy Yair Rosenberg, Tablet. New York media think an Orthodox woman running for political office is an anomaly among females who are cloistered, uneducated, and subservient. Wrong, wrong, wrong.
Bible Boom David M. Weinberg, Jerusalem Post. Israeli journalists are embarrassed by the Bible’s popularity, and petrified that so many people feel the text is relevant.