Canadian Media MIA in Covering Antisemitism in Canada

In the Toronto Sun today, Michael Mostyn, CEO of B’nai Brith Canada, comments that the Canadian media has been completely silent on recent incidents of virulent antisemitism domestically. “How can we truly build a fairer and more equal society when anti-Semitism, the world’s oldest and most pervasive hatred, all too often goes unreported?” said Mostyn. […]

Headline Fail: CBC Continues to Avoid Labelling Palestinian as Attackers

True to form and consistent with recent CBC journalistic infractions, CBC News.ca continued its disturbing trend of not labelling Palestinians as attackers in its headline coverage. An article published today on the CBC News website carried the following misleading headline (emphasis added): “Palestinian man killed, another another arrested as Israel hunts for rabbi’s killer”. As we’ve noted […]

UPDATED: HRC Prompts Globe Correction (Again!) Israel Isn’t Building "New Settlements"

In yesterday’s Globe and Mail, a front-page report by Adrian Morrow and an article by reporter Dakshana Bascaramurty both incorrectly claimed that Israel announced construction of new settlements in east Jerusalem, whereas Israel only announced the approval of the building of hundreds of homes within existing areas of east Jerusalem, described in another Globe report as homes […]

HRC Prompts CBC and Globe & Mail Correction: Tel Aviv Not Israel’s Capital

HRC informed CBC News and Globe and Mail editors that an Associated Press report both news organizations published today had wrongly implied that Tel Aviv is Israel’s seat of government and power, effectively its capital. The article about an alleged Israeli airstrike on a Damascus military airport erroneously reported the following: “Syrian army command said on […]