2008: A Year in Review (December 24 2008)

2008: A Year in Review December 24, 2008 January: The Toronto Star Gives Fuel to Hamas Propaganda Machine As the mainstream media were manipulated by Hamas spin doctors in exaggerating a humanitariancrisis in Gaza, The Toronto Star was just one of those media outlets duped into fueling the Hamas propaganda machine. Mideast bureau chief Oakland […]

HRC Commends Radio-Canada Ombudsman (December 9 2008)

For the Record: Radio-Canada’s Ombudsman stated that “Before the controversy erupted” a senior documentary director “purchased the right to some very interesting Israeli documentaries that will be broadcast in the first six months of 2009.” For Immediate Release HRC commends Radio-Canada Ombudsman for concluding that a pro-Palestinian propaganda film “should not have been broadcast” on […]

Radio-Canada Agrees to Air New Documentary (November 10 2008)

Radio-Canada Agrees to Air New Documentary November 10, 2008   Dear HonestReporting Canada subscriber: On October 31, we questioned why Radio-Canada, the French-arm of CBC, had aired the pro-Palestinian advocacy film “Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land“ on its documentary program “Les grands reportages”. We felt that in airing this film, Radio-Canada failed to inform […]

Radio-Canada Wrong In Airing Pro-Palestinian Advocacy Film (October 31 2008)

Radio-Canada Wrong In Airing Pro-Palestinian Advocacy Film October 31, 2008   Dear HonestReporting Canada subscriber:     On October 23, Radio-Canada, the French arm of the CBC, aired the pro-Palestinian advocacy film "Peace, propaganda and the promised land" on its documentary film program "Les grands reportages". By airing a film rife with false premises, serious […]

CBC Critically Examines Israel's Enemies (September 16 2008)

CBC Critically Examines Israel’s Enemies September 16, 2008 By: Mike Fegelman Dear HonestReporting Canada subscriber: More often than not, the Canadian and international media have sought fit to report on the Arab-Israeli conflict through the narrow lens of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Reporting on the pervasive violence between Israelis and Palestinians, Western journalists employ conventional black […]

Countering Canadian Media Canards (August 21 2008)

Countering Canadian Media Canards August 21, 2008 By: Mike Fegelman   Dear HonestReporting Canada subscriber: In recent weeks, the Canadian media has largely ignored the Middle East file. News coverage has been largely dominated with extensive reporting on the Beijing Olympics and wall-to-wall coverage of the battle for South Ossetia. That being said though, several […]