Monday, December 17, 2012

Honest Reporting's 2012 Dishonest Reporter Award Announced

And Honest Reporting's 2012 Dishonest Reporter award goes to none other than:

Gideon Levy, of Haaretz

Yes. For those of you who might not know, Haaretz is an Israeli paper, albeit uber liberal.

Gideon Levy


While Haaretz is entitled to fulfill its role as a critical domestic judge of Israel and its government’s policies, what happened when it published a story that was — quite simply — dishonest?

Gideon Levy’s front page article ”Most Israelis support an apartheid regime in Israel,” backed by a survey, made headlines around the world:

Levy regularly demonizes the Jewish state to foreign audiences and in his own newspaper columns. He regularly goes beyond legitimate criticism of Israel, crossing red lines and allying himself with those who refer to Israel as a racist “apartheid state”, promote boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) and wish to see the very destruction of Israel.

Full article here.

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