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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


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

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

World

Israeli Chief Rabbi, European Jewish Leaders, Condemn Calls to Remove Kippa...

JNS.org - Rabbi David Lau, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, along with several European rabbis, called on German Jews...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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