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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


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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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