Archive For The “News Media” Category

Journalists under assault in Syria

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Journalists under assault in Syria

Journalists under assault in Syria At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned…

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Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media

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Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media

Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On Oct….

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on the…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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Randa Jarrar and the racist bias of the mainstream news media

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Randa Jarrar and the racist bias of the mainstream news media

Randa Jarrar and the racist bias of the mainstream news media A tenured professor at California State University at Fresno has come under attack after she criticized the late First Lady Barbara Bush for her family’s racist assault against Palestinians and the Arab World. There is no doubt that the Bush family has represented more…

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Western media provides cover for Israeli violence

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Western media provides cover for Israeli violence

Western media provides cover for Israeli violence The violent reaction of the Israeli government to protesters demonstrating against Israel’s oppressive policies in the occupied territories and against Christian and Muslim citizens inside Israel is being enabled by a biased mainstream American and Israeli news media that plays down Israeli atrocities while exaggerating Palestinian crimes. The…

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