The Tripod: CAMERA Links in Three Languages – September 4th -9th edition

Toned down BBC reporting on Iranian, Syrian threats against Israel
Despite its intensive coverage of the Syria crisis, the BBC is barely reporting threats against Israel coming out of Tehran and Damascus. (BBC Watch)

Filmed reports on the BBC News website’s Middle East page in August
Over half the Israel-related filmed reports appearing on the BBC News website during August promoted the theme of Israeli building as an obstacle to peace. (BBC Watch)

Our Pro-Israel groups are starting the new year with information booths on campus
Our students are showing up at activity fairs and campus centers, teaching others about Israel and letting them know how they can get involved. (In Focus)

Parallel Manual of Style
The Spanish news agency Europa Press labels Israeli police raids “reprisals” instead of presenting them as law enforcement operations against suspected criminals. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

Anti-Israel Professors at Northeastern
A new documentary will examine the problem of students studying in the biased and anti-Israel climate created by their professors at Northeastern University. (In Focus)

Ma’ariv Proves It Can Be Ha’aretz
Ma’ariv gives a one sided (and erroneous) summary of the case of Firezone 918 (Presspectiva)

Middle East in the Spanish speaking press
The press points out the possibility of a chemical attack on Israel from Syria while at the same time emphasizing Syria’s decision to deliver their chemical arsenal to the UN. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

The Guardian again promotes myth that Ariel Sharon started 2nd Intifada
One of the more common false narratives regarding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict advanced by the Guardian is that Ariel Sharon’s visit to the Temple Mount in 2001 “sparked” the 2nd Intifada – a lie repeated so often that casual observers could be forgiven for believing it. (CiF Watch)



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