ABC shames itself with its bias on Israel and Hamas
July 26, 2021 | Colin Rubenstein
While allegations of ABC bias are nothing new, overt activism by some staff has become increasingly brazen. This casts doubt on management’s commitment to the corporation’s statutory duty to ensure its presentation of news and information is accurate and impartial.
Push to boycott Israel only prolongs the Palestinian conflict
July 21, 2021 | Jamie Hyams
Such groups only prolong the conflict, because by convincing the PA that its demonisation strategy is working, they encourage Palestinian intransigence. If Barns and others really want Palestinian justice, they should urge the Palestinian leadership to genuinely engage with Israel and work for a two-state peace that would benefit all Palestinians and Israelis.
An imbalance on ABC’s Q&A – AIJAC’s Jamie Hyams on 3ZZZ radio
July 16, 2021 | AIJAC staff
AIJAC’s Jamie Hyams was interviewed on Melbourne community radio 3ZZZ on AIJAC’s concern about the portrayal of Israel on the ABC during the recent Israel-Hamas conflict, including an episode of TV current affairs show Q&A that failed to include a single Jewish or Israel voice on its panel.
How to prevent another Gaza conflict
July 14, 2021 | Jamie Hyams
It seems appropriate to now review the conflict and its aftermath, with an eye to preventing the civilians of Israel and Gaza from having to suffer through yet further rounds.
Your ABC’s complaints process might surprise you
July 13, 2021 | Jamie Hyams
Anyone who feels the ABC has breached its code may formally complain. However, they may be surprised to find who decides if the ABC has met its standards. The ABC does.
ABC complaints process needs reform – Dr Colin Rubenstein on Sky News
July 8, 2021
AIJAC Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein appeared on the Bolt Report on Sky News, July 6, arguing that a dispute over a recent episode of Q&A highlights the need to reform the ABC’s complaints process.
Aunty’s complaints process is an absolute farce
July 1, 2021 | Allon Lee
In the best tradition of protecting its paymasters, the response to AIJAC’s complaint by the ABC complaints unit – aka Audience & Consumer Affairs (A&CA) – finding that the May 27 episode of Q&A did not breach the ABC Code of Practice’s “impartiality standard” proved yet again why a genuinely independent complaints system is long overdue.
Iran’s role in the latest Gaza conflict
June 18, 2021 | Oved Lobel
References to Iran have been glaringly absent from commentary on the clash between Israel and Palestinian factions in Gaza, even though two primary terrorist organisations, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, have effusively praised Tehran and its regional proxies for providing their military capabilities and finance.
The Bibi years: Triumphs, tribulations, controversies and contradictions
June 17, 2021 | Ahron Shapiro
This article was originally published in The Australian Jewish News – 18 June 2021. With a simple vote of 60-59…
Netanyahu leaves behind a complex legacy in Israel. His successor will need to deliver change — and fast
June 15, 2021 | Ran Porat
The Conversation, June 14, 2021 Israel’s 36th government was approved today, with a slim majority of 60–59 in the Knesset (parliament). The…