Ha'aretz twists poll, Guardian and JC follow but JC then has second thoughts
By Jonathan Hoffman
October 23, 2012
Ha'aretz's resident Israel-hating columnist Gideon Levy has deliberately fed the international media a skewed and biased reading of a poll, in order to promote his treachery.
As always the Guardian quickly picked up the non-story:
So did the JC under the deadline "Israeli Jews against giving up West Bank" by Anna Sheinman. The story began "The majority of Israeli Jews would support apartheid measures in Israel if the West Bank were to be annexed."
But a JC editor must have quickly realised that the story was twisted - and it was taken down.
Here is Honest Reporting's demolition of Ha'aretz's compete and utter disgusting distortion of the poll:
It goes without saying that the Independent has picked up the story completely uncritically
Even Jodi Rudoren of the New York Times tweeted that the poll was a 'push poll' - in other words, a poll with questions designed to elicit the responses that the biased pollsters want.
Here was the JC's second take on this story:
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