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

Wafa News Agency monitors incitement and racism in Israeli media

Wafa- Palestine News and Information Agency (WAFA) monitored incitement and racism against the Palestinians and Arabs published by the Israeli media between May 27 and June 2.

Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli researcher and lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, published a racist article on NFC website under the title “Arabs Can’t Live Without War and Arms.”

He said that Netanyahu’s demand of a demilitarized Palestinian state is absurd and unacceptable for the Arabs, who live by the law of the gun, adding “perpetual conflicts are the core of an Arab’s existence.” Read more