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Sean Durns is a Senior Research Analyst for the Washington D.C. office of CAMERA, the 65,000-member, Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.

ARTICLES BY: Sean Durns


August 8, 2018 2:13 pm
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Foreign Policy and The Washington Post Whitewash UNRWA’s Misdeeds

“I worry,” Walter Cronkite once said, “that we’re not getting enough of the news to make us informed citizens.” Looking at recent coverage of the...

June 25, 2018 1:39 pm
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For The Washington Post, Jewish Blood Isn’t Cheap — It’s Just Not Worth the Ink

“If it bleeds, it leads” is an old adage describing the media’s tendency to prioritize stories involving violence. But this is not the case, it...

May 29, 2018 9:27 am
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Here’s Why the Media Got the Gaza Violence Wrong

Western journalists covering the Arab-Israeli conflict are in need of an intervention. Many of them have spent the last several weeks regurgitating claims by Hamas...

May 1, 2018 7:13 am
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Examining a New View of the Third Reich

“Once we attain power,” the Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels wrote in his diary, “we will never give it up until our dead bodies are...

February 22, 2018 12:23 pm
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Media Propagates Abbas’ Historical Lies

In a long, rambling February 20, 2018, speech before the UN Security Council, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas fed fables to his audience -- and continued to...

January 18, 2018 1:19 pm
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Washington Post Provides Cover for Palestinian Antisemitism

The Washington Post is treating antisemites as credible sources -- and purposefully omitting hate-filled remarks by Palestinian leaders. On January 14, 2018, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud...

December 17, 2017 12:41 pm
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World Media Silent as Mahmoud Abbas — Israel’s ‘Peace Partner’ — Undermines Talks

Just how bad is the media bias against Israel? In a week filled with extensive coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- much of it poor -- the leader of...

November 22, 2017 2:29 pm
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Hitler’s ‘Jolly Elf’ and The New York Times

Haj Amin al-Husseini was one of the seminal figures of the 20th century. He was a founding father of Palestinian nationalism and a Nazi collaborator, whose support...

October 24, 2017 3:58 pm
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Fatah Admits Its True Goals — but the Media Won’t Retweet

Palestinian officials and groups that are often deemed to be “moderates,” have once again been very clear about their desire to destroy Israel and forswear peace. But many...

October 18, 2017 11:41 am
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Does The Washington Post Even Read The Washington Post?

An old adage, often attributed to Mark Twain, states that the “truth is stranger than fiction -- because we don’t meet it as often.” But readers...

August 25, 2017 10:45 am
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USA Today’s Orwellian Report on Anti-Jewish Violence

In his dystopian novel 1984, the British author George Orwell famously wrote: “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” In a similar vein, a...

August 15, 2017 1:14 pm
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Can the Washington Post Google Anti-Jewish Incitement?

A July 27, 2017, Washington Post report minimized both Palestinian anti-Jewish violence, as well as the Jewish people's connection to their ancestral homeland of Israel. The dispatch, filed by Jerusalem bureau...

July 24, 2017 2:44 pm
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The Washington Post Passes on Palestinian Incitement

On a near-daily basis, Palestinians encourage and praise violence against Israelis. And just as frequently, many major US news outlets -- the Washington Post foremost among them -- ignore it. Calls...

June 22, 2017 1:25 pm
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For Palestinians, It’s Lights Out at the Washington Post

In recent months, the Washington Post has put the phrase “democracy dies in darkness” on its masthead -- the first time that the paper has ever officially adopted a slogan. Yet,...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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