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Simon Plosker is the Editorial Director at HonestReporting (www.honestreporting.com), the world's largest grassroots organization monitoring anti-Israel media bias. Originally from the UK, he immigrated to Israel in 2001 and has worked for a variety of non-profit organizations. He has a BSoc.Sc in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Birmingham and a MSc in History of International Relations from the London School of Economics.

ARTICLES BY: Simon Plosker


December 27, 2022 12:02 pm
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UK Media Outlets Take Undisclosed Tour, Then Attack Israel

Three UK media outlets. Three stories focused on Christians in the Holy Land, all to some degree holding Israel primarily responsible for their plight. No...

December 22, 2022 11:27 am
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Reuters and AP on Gaza Men Drowning: Spot the Difference

Spot the difference. Two wire services covered the mass funeral of eight young Palestinians who drowned off the coast of Tunisia nearly two months ago,...

December 21, 2022 11:23 am
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The Times of London’s Undiplomatic Correspondent

The Times of London’s diplomatic correspondent Catherine Philp’s 15-year career at the newspaper has included postings in Israel and the Middle East. During this time,...

November 7, 2022 12:19 pm
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Newspaper Turns Iron Dome Into a ‘Lethal Weapon’

Iron Dome is an air defense missile system that destroys incoming rockets aimed at Israeli civilian targets. It saves Israeli lives by intercepting rockets before...

December 9, 2019 6:51 am
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A UK Paper and ‘The Trouble With Jews Today’

In the run-up to the British general election, the UK media has, for the most part, been relatively sympathetic towards the Jewish community in the...

September 10, 2019 10:46 am
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BBC Imagery Implies Israeli Airstrikes Target Children

Unidentified aircraft, widely believed to be Israeli, recently carried out overnight airstrikes on targets belonging to Iran-backed militias near Syria’s border with Iraq. The BBC‘s report...

August 6, 2019 4:39 am
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Gaza ‘Victim’ Exposed With His AK-47

On August 4, HonestReporting critiqued a feature in The Sunday Times by advocacy journalist Sarah Helm. Given her track record of lies and distortions, it...

June 20, 2019 5:39 am
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Racist Soccer Fans Falsely Portrayed as a Mirror of Israel

There’s no denying that the behavior of a section of fans of the Israeli Premier League soccer team Beitar Jerusalem is an embarrassment to the...

May 28, 2019 7:15 am
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An LA Times Op-Ed Sweetens the Destruction of Israel

The concepts of equal rights and justice are embedded in the American psyche. One US academic of Palestinian descent, George Bisharat, is well aware of...

May 23, 2019 6:10 am
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Palestinians Have No Historical Connection to Tel Aviv

Unsurprisingly last week, there were a rash of media articles focusing on the 71st anniversary -- not of Israel’s independence, but what Palestinians call the...

May 7, 2019 7:35 am
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From the Scene: Under Fire in Israel’s South

In November of 2018, I had the experience of walking through a bombed-out apartment building in Ashkelon, where a Gaza rocket strike had resulted in...

April 4, 2019 9:16 am
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The BBC Erases Non-Israeli Jews From Entebbe Hostages — and Refuses to Correct Its Error

Many media outlets have recently published obituaries for the heroic Air France pilot Michel Bacos, who, along with his flight crew, stayed with the hostages...

March 27, 2019 9:57 am
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Why Do Media Outlets Ignore Palestinian Terror, But Condemn Israel’s Response?

On Monday, a rocket attack from Gaza struck an Israeli house, injuring seven people, including two infants. The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to...

February 15, 2019 10:28 am
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Ilhan Omar Defender Denies Arab and Muslim Antisemitism

Plenty has already been written about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic tweets. But what was the reaction in her home state of Minnesota? One standout piece in...

Culture

Israeli Rugby Team Disinvited From Tournament After Facing BDS Pressure

The Tel Aviv Heat, Israel’s first professional rugby team, said on Monday that...

Brooklyn Jewish Community Center Hosts Job Fair for Thousands of Ukrainian Refugees

Thousands of Ukrainian refugees who recently fled their war-torn country amid its ongoing...

World

Republican Congressman Slams Biden Administration for Giving Palestinians M...

Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX) slammed the Biden administration Friday for giving the Palestinians more aid in the wake of Palestinian...

Israel

Netanyahu Leads Tu Bishvat Tree-Planting Ceremony in Honor of Jerusalem Ter...

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a tree-planting ceremony on Monday to mark Tu Bishvat in the Neve Ya’akov...

Middle East

Israel Sends Rescue, Medical Teams to Turkey, Syria Following Deadly Earthq...

Israel on Monday began sending humanitarian aid teams to Turkey and Syria, where a devastating earthquake has killed thousands and...

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