Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Thousands of Palestinians rally for medical services, hearing aids

Ma'an-IRIN- Hearing impairments are common among Palestinians mainly due to inherited genetic mutations and lack of access to adequate medical services which allows minor infections to develop into major problems, according to Rafi Walden, a surgeon at Sheba medical center in Israel.

..."We have since received another 10,000 requests." No one, he added, knows exactly how many deaf children and adults live in the West Bank, but the large number of requests indicates the extent of the problem among the 2.5 million people who live there. Read more