ABC only looks at one side of Lebanese border wall

November 27, 2018 by  

Australia’s national broadcaster ABC News has reported from the Lebanese border where Israel is constructing a security wall. Read more

Antisemitism: Judas slur on Jewish voters

October 23, 2018 by  

The Wentworth by-election took on local, national and international significance as Australia’s ruling Liberal party fought to hold its a one-seat majority in the parliament.  Read more

ABC’s Sophie McNeill selectively cuts Ahed Tamimi video

February 22, 2018 by  

On February 20, Australia’s 7.30 current affairs program on national broadcaster ABC included a ten minute segment on the Ahed Tamimi case. Read more

Settlements Are the Only Issue for 60 Minutes

June 29, 2017 by  

Way back in 2009, HonestReporting critiqued a particularly biased TV report by Liam Bartlett on Australian Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes. The program effectively advocated the Palestinian position on the issue of Jewish settlements and Bartlett made it obvious what his agenda was…writes Simon Plosker/Honest Reporting. Read more

“50 Years of Aggression”: ABC Abandons Objectivity

June 22, 2017 by  

Australian ABC Radio National’s Counterpoint program broadcast on June 19 featured an interview with Professor Amin Saikal, the Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University. Read more

Jewish Conspiracy Behind US-Saudi Arms Deal?

June 2, 2017 by  

New Zealand’s role in the passing of UN Resolution 2334 in December 2016 appeared to unleash a wave of anti-Israel bias in the New Zealand media..writes Simon Plosker/Honest Reporting. Read more

Unbelievable…writes Simon Plosker

March 17, 2017 by  

A newly released UN report, “Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid,” says that “available evidence establishes beyond a reasonable doubt that Israel is guilty of policies and practices that constitute the crime of apartheid as legally defined in instruments of international law.” Read more

A journalist’s blind view of Israel

February 20, 2017 by  

Fairfax Media’s Chief Political Correspondent Mark Kenny’s opinion piece “The West’s blind support for Israel has done it no favours” appears in both the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. The word “blind” in the headline is an apt description of Kenny’s views when it comes to Israel…writes Simon Plosker/Honest Reporting. Read more

Honest Reporting defends Australia’s ambassador to Israel

February 14, 2017 by  

Australian news outlet Crikey‘s political editor Bernard Keane has posted a completely inaccurate and unwarranted attack on Australia’s Ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma, as well as The Israel Project organisation…according Honest Reporting. Read more

Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theorist in New Zealand Media

January 6, 2017 by  

New Zealand’s role as a sponsor of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and the resulting spat between New Zealand and Israel has sparked some intense debate in the New Zealand media…a report from Honest Reporting’s Simon Plosker. Read more

Honest Reporting Exposes Accredited Journalist Loewenstein as BDS Activist

December 16, 2016 by  

When Yesh Atid chairperson Yair Lapid responded to a hostile question at a press conference this week in Jerusalem, he may not have realised how close to the mark he was when he attacked The Guardian and some media outlets for taking a one-sided approach towards Israel and the Palestinians…writes Simon Plosker/Honest Reporting. Read more