Guardian twists Erekat quote

By Stephen Pollard, January 24, 2011

Just Journalism has a fascinating post about the Guardian's editing of a quote from Saeb Erekat to fit in with it's editorial line.

Have a read here.

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So much for the settlements

By Stephen Pollard, January 24, 2011

JC Contributing Editor Robin Shepherd has a superb post on the so-called Palestine Papers affair.

As he puts it:

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So who does deserve a platform?

By Stephen Pollard, January 13, 2011

I have a small piece in tomorrow's paper, on Jewish Book Week's decision to allow the London Review of Books to sponsor a session with Johann Hari and Gideon Levy. Here's what I wrote:

The JC has been proud of its long association with JBW. But one now has to
wonder what it is becoming.

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The Independent and the execution of the Queen

By Stephen Pollard, January 10, 2011

I'm not sure the phrase 'self-aware' could be applied to the Independent. Today's paper is, to be blunt, disgusting.

Bien pensant opinion has, it seems, already decided - without a shred of conclusive evidence one way or the other - that the man who shot Gabrielle Giffords and murdered the people next to her was driven to act by the rhetoric of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party.

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The Blair Hitch Project

By Stephen Pollard, January 7, 2011

As so often, Christopher Hitchens gets to the heart of things:

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The BBC's fantasy extremists (Jewish Chronicle)

By Stephen Pollard, January 6, 2011

I have a piece in tomorrow's paper on my experience on Sunday. You can have read it here.

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No one likes a VAT rise but Labour gave us no choice (Daily Express)

By Stephen Pollard, January 5, 2011

I have a piece in today's Daily Express, on the VAT rise. It's here.

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Radio 4: The threat from Christian extremists is as bad as jihadi terror

By Stephen Pollard, January 2, 2011

I took part in Radio 4's Sunday programme this morning. To say I was flabbergasted by the report on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 is an understatement. Nick Cohen heard the show and here's his take - with which, needless to say, I agree completely.

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Bookstart: The chattering classes get their way – again (Daily Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, December 28, 2010

I have a piece in today's Telegraph on the Bookstart U-turn. It's here.

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