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Noted and Quoted – November 2018

Fairfax international editor Peter Hartcher was quoted all over the media condemning PM Morrison’s announcement in extreme terms

Noted and Quoted – October 2018

News Ltd senior journalist Sharri Markson has uncovered another instance of Australian taxpayer funds distributed to aid organisation Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA allegedly being used to pay the wages of a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) which is proscribed in Australia and elsewhere as a banned terrorist group. 

Media Microscope: Agent of change

To fully appreciate the complexity of the myriad issues involved in the Trump Administration’s US$350 million funding cut to the United Nations Relief and...

The Columnist as Conspiracist

...Pierre Sema’an, an exemplar of the sort of extreme and conspiratorial content that sometimes appears in Australian media in Arabic

AIJAC “very disappointed “ in ABC TV story on Israel’s Nation-State...

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is very disappointed at the one-sided and misleading report on the September 4 edition ABC TV’s “7.30”, covering Israel’s Nation State Law.

Noted and Quoted – September 2018

Tears for the truth  Olfat Mahmoud, who was born in 1958 in a Lebanese refugee camp for Palestinians displaced during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, visited...

AIJAC disappointed at Fairfax headline

AIJAC is disappointed at the headline “Mother and child killed by air strike” for the otherwise reasonable August 10 Isabel Kershner report on the Hamas-Israel violence in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald.

Noted and Quoted – August 2018

Context slow in coming  Early morning viewers of ABC TV “News Live” (July 15) heard no context for Israel’s military operations in Gaza, with the...

Media Microscope: Overstatement on Parade

In the media’s overall coverage of the “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People” bill that passed in the Israeli Knesset, there was a lot of heat generated and very little light. 

AIJAC complains to ABC on Hamas description; Wins complaint on SBS...

AIJAC Executive Director Dr. Colin Rubenstein stated regarding the ABC report, “This story seems to be a classic example of biased advocacy journalism - where a journalist pushes their ideological views on a controversial subject very strongly, treats those views as if they were uncontested truths

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