Journalism

They just don't get it - tolerance of Jew-hate set to live on

By Adam Levick, November 10, 2011

One of the most prevalent axioms advanced by anti-Zionists is that Jews attempt to stifle criticism of Israel by accusing their opponents of antisemitism.

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Guardian: 'reputation tarnished'

By Jennifer Lipman, November 10, 2011

Guardian journalists should be "more vigilant" in ensuring that they avoid using antisemitic tropes or language, according to the paper's readers' editor.

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Cherie's guru Caplin wins libel payout

By Jennifer Lipman, November 1, 2011

Cherie Blair's former lifestyle guru has won a sizeable payout in her libel case against the Daily Mail.

Carole Caplin launched legal action against Associated Newspapers following the publication of an article that suggested she would spill the beans on the Blairs' bedroom secrets .

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Julie Burchill leaves Independent to write memoir

By Jennifer Lipman, October 28, 2011

Journalist Julie Burchill has left the Independent newspaper in order to write a memoir of her "philosemitism".

In her final column for the paper she said she was leaving with a light heart but that it was time for her to "move over".

"I will now concentrate mainly on learning Hebrew and writing my memoir of philosemitism, Unchosen."

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Press TV could have its licence revoked

By Jessica Elgot, October 19, 2011

The Iranian-backed channel, Press TV, has launched a series of bizarre tirades over threats to its broadcasting licence, railing against "members of the royal family and government" for lobbying Ofcom, the broadcasting watchdog.

Press TV reported that it was to be taken off air in the UK next week, which Ofcom has not confirmed.

Ofcom is in fact still considering whether to revoke Press TV's

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Pro-Israel? Time for a British media Fox hunt

By Douglas Murray, October 19, 2011

A lot has been said in recent weeks about Liam Fox, and very little of it is true. It may well be, as Fox himself has said, that he "blurred the lines". It may be that he made a serious error in not formalising Adam Werritty's role. But he was also the subject of a range of totally unsubstantiated witch-hunts which ended up scalping the best Defence Secretary in a generation.

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Guardian cleared of 'jeering Jews' report

By Marcus Dysch, October 6, 2011

The Press Complaints Commission has rejected complaints that a Guardian story about the London riots unfairly singled out Chasidic Jews for allegedly "jeering at police".

In a report published online on August 7, the Guardian described how a double-decker bus had been set alight and local businesses broken into, and noted that teenagers were wandering the streets with stolen goods.

It went o

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Al Jazeera journalist convicted of Hamas conspiracy

By Jennifer Lipman, September 28, 2011

A senior Al Jazeera journalist has been convicted of conspiring against Israel with the terrorist group Hamas.

Samir Allawi, the news network's Kabul bureau chief, was arrested last month as he left the West Bank for Jordan.

He admitted being recruited by Hamas in Pakistan 18 years ago and said he had helped direct Hamas activities.

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Editor denies payments

By Jessica Elgot, September 22, 2011

London Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan has been accused by the Libyan transitional government of receiving monthly payments from the Colonel Gaddafi regime.

Libyan opposition leaders have distributed intelligence documents, claiming a number of Arab journalists received payments from Colonel Gaddafi's administration, allegedly including Mr Atwan.

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Innuendo removed from mag

By Marcus Dysch, September 22, 2011

The New Statesman magazine has amended an online article written by a pro-Palestinian activist following complaints that it alluded to a Jewish conspiracy.

Activist Ben White, who has spoken at events organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and War on Want, had written about the London Philharmonic Orchestra's suspension of four players who put their names to a letter, published in the I

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