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Paul Duffill: BDS promoter who masquerades as a “peacebuilding” expert

His (oft repeated) prescription for “peace building” is the carrot and stick approach: a carrot for the Palestinians and a stick for the Israelis. Recognise a Palestinian state forthwith, without any demands or pre-conditions; pressure Israel through boycott and vilification.

Noted and Quoted – March 2019

A highly misleading Associated Press (AP) sourced article touted claims by the Israeli anti-settlement NGO Peace Now that inaccurately presented a substantial decrease in settlement housing construction as a substantial increase.

Media Microscope: An idée fixe

The idée fixe that all problems experienced by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank can ultimately be traced back to Israel haunted segments of the ABC in January and February.

Noted and Quoted – February 2019

An ABC report wrongly inferred that Israel is spearheading the development of predictive intelligence software to identify potential terrorists

Media Microscope: Bethlehem blues

With media attention understandably focused at Christmas on Bethlehem as the birthplace of Jesus, it gives propagandists a ready-made opportunity every year to present gift-wrapped anti-Israel messages in the hope an excited media will share them with the world

The ABC’s unhealthy coverage of Gaza’s antibiotic resistance problem

An ability to differentiate genuine news from propaganda is a basic skill required of journalists – whether you work for a high school newspaper...

AIJAC mourns two Israeli giants – Amos Oz and Moshe Arens

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) mourns the loss of two great Israelis - Amos Oz and Moshe Arens. Arens, who passed away on...

Noted and Quoted – January 2019

A longer online article by Beirut-based Middle East correspondent Adam Harvey – titled “Israel-Lebanon Blue Line wall to offer war-hit locals peace of mind, but some fears persist” – was entirely from the Lebanese perspective

Media Microscope: Burying the Lede

As the debate over whether Australia should recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move its embassy there entered its third month, the Fairfax papers continued with their modus operandi of giving little prominence to stories that might challenge their favoured narrative

Noted and Quoted – December 2018

PM Scott Morrison’s review into Australian backing for the Iran nuclear deal saw the Age newspaper (Oct. 20) ... canvassing the opinions of only those supportive of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). This included Wendy Sherman, who was the Obama Administration’s chief negotiator of the deal

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