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Simon Plosker is Managing Editor of 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


June 28, 2018 1:56 pm
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Bigoted Columnist Claims Israeli Jews Are ‘Poisoning the Wells’

The official visit of future British monarch Prince William to Israel has generally been a very positive event. It’s disappointing, then, to see British journalist...

May 25, 2018 4:26 pm
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The Rotten Onion: When Anti-Israel Parody Crosses the Line

The satirical news site The Onion weighed into the Gaza border violence with a parody that crossed the line from humor to offense. The text in full: Describing the terrifying...

May 3, 2018 3:38 pm
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The New York Times Electrifies Israel’s Gaza Fence

The New York Times decided to report from inside the heart of the Palestinian violence currently taking place on Israel’s border with Gaza under the...

March 8, 2018 9:56 am
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UK Media: Jerusalem’s Old City in Danger of Disappearing

A feature in Business Insider UK and republished in The Independent is a great example of the intersection of gross stupidity between United Nations bodies and the media. In “15...

February 27, 2018 9:58 am
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Australian TV Station Selectively Edits Ahed Tamimi Video

On February 20, Australia’s "7.30" current affairs program -- which airs on national broadcaster ABC -- included a ten-minute segment on the Ahed Tamimi case. In the report,...

January 11, 2018 10:02 am
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Sanitizing the BDS Movement?

The announcement of 20 pro-boycott organizations that have been blacklisted by Israeli authorities -- and denied entry to the country -- has brought the boycott, divestment and...

November 9, 2017 1:14 pm
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How the UK Media Recently Smeared Israel

What would you say if a senior member of your government -- responsible for dispensing your country’s substantial international aid budget -- went on a...

November 18, 2016 5:40 am
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Wire Services Play Major Role in Anti-Israel Coverage

As the media landscape adjusts to financial realities and more news outlets make cuts, the role of wire services has increased. While the New York Times, Washington Post...

September 29, 2016 6:23 am
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Double Standards for Aleppo and Gaza

Make no mistake, the carnage taking place in Aleppo right now is a disgrace to the international community. The Syrian government and Russian-backed forces are reportedly using chemical weapons,...

January 25, 2016 6:33 pm
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Haaretz’s Owner Proves Paper Has an Anti-Israel Political Agenda

With a circulation as low as 6% market share of Israeli print media according to recent research, Haaretz is utterly unrepresentative of the Israeli public and political...

June 18, 2014 1:22 pm
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For The New York Times, It’s the Palestinians Who Are Suffering

Three Israeli boys have been kidnapped yet The New York Times is still more concerned with Palestinian "suffering." It's only been a few days since...

January 1, 2014 1:16 pm
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How the New York Times Slandered Israel in 2013

The New York Times has captured the 2013 Dishonest Reporting Award, given annually by HonestReporting to the journalist or media outlet most responsible for skewing coverage...

October 1, 2013 11:10 am
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Iran Learns the Language of the West

A recent Washington Post / ABC News opinion poll found that an overwhelming 79 percent of Americans expressed their support for a U.S.-Russian plan to...

January 31, 2013 11:13 am
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Did an Offensive Cartoon Expose Our Own Failings?

With a tweeted apology from Rupert Murdoch himself and the eventual penance of The Sunday Times, what more could we ask for in...

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

Viciously Antisemitic Message Daubed on Paris Apartment Building’s Fr...

The residents of an apartment building in the fashionable 18th arrondissement of Paris awoke on Thursday morning to find viciously...

Israel

Not Quite Finished Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Line Inaugurated in ‘Histo...

The new fast train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was inaugurated on Thursday at a ceremony attended by Prime...

Middle East

IDF Chief of Staff Warns Cabinet of ’60-80 Percent’ Chance of R...

The IDF chief of staff has warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet that the chances of a major...

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