Media

Jewish magazine exposes New Yorker journalist's fake Dylan quotes

By Jennifer Lipman, July 31, 2012

An acclaimed journalist for the New Yorker magazine has resigned in disgrace after a Jewish magazine exposed how he fabricated quotes from musician Bob Dylan.

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Jerusalem Report editor quits over budget demands

By Jennifer Lipman, July 26, 2012

The British-born editor of the well-respected Jerusalem Report magazine has resigned and blamed unreasonable budget demands and from the publication's management.

Matthew Kalman, who was appointed editor of the bi-weekly magazine in January, said that he had refused to implement a 10 per cent budget cut demanded by the management.

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IDF dismisses false Press TV report about goat theft

By Jennifer Lipman, July 19, 2012

The IDF has firmly dismissed a report in the Iranian media that its soldiers stole 1,000 goats from Southern Lebanon.

According to Press TV, in a story that was also repeated in the Arab media, 20 Israeli soldiers crossed the border. After failing to kidnap two shepherds, the Iranian government mouthpiece reported that "the Israeli forces then stole 1,000 goats in the area".

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Anglican vicar links to hate website

By Marcus Dysch, June 21, 2012

A Church of England vicar has deleted a link on his blog which directed readers to a website featuring Holocaust revisionism and adverts for the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

Reverend Stephen Sizer directed readers to a story on the Window Into Palestine site about the BBC’s coverage of Syria.

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No rush for new domain names

By Jessica Elgot, June 21, 2012

New domain name endings, including .kosher, are being snapped up, according to the internet company co-ordinating the applications.

Charities, governments and businesses must apply to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers under a scheme which allows them to have any word to replace .com or .co.uk at the end of a web address.

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Pioneer journalist's 'delight' at OBE

By Josh Jackman, June 20, 2012

Felicity Green has expressed her delight at being honoured with the “remarkable” award of an OBE for services to journalism.

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Stephen Grabiner joins Times board of directors

By Jennifer Lipman, June 15, 2012

Stephen Grabiner, the former media chief of Apax Partners, is to join the board of directors of the Times Newspapers.

Mr Grabiner, who was head of media operations at the private equity investors for 11 years, is the first director to have been named since James Murdoch left the company last September.

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Over to basketball correspondent Gilad Shalit

By Jennifer Lipman, June 13, 2012

It is any basketball fan's dream – to write a column about the sport's winners and losers for a national newspaper.

But for Gilad Shalit, it will also mark his first professional role after nearly six years as a prisoner of Hamas terrorists.

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Vogue editor turns to fiction

By Francesca Segal, June 8, 2012

Jubilee fever is showing no signs of fading. Along with last weekend’s Big One, there are several notable anniversaries in 2012. There is even another queen celebrating: the beloved ruler of British fashion, Alexandra Shulman, has now been editor of Vogue for 20 years, during which time she has increased its readership to well over a million.

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Bat Mitzvah nose jobs - according to the Daily Mail

By Jessica Elgot, June 8, 2012

Apparently my nose is newsworthy this morning. As a woman with a natural "Jewish" nose, I am pleased to report, I am part of a new phenomenon.

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