Abby Martin: The Distortion and Death Behind the Israel-Palestine Coverage


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Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Nov 6, 2015

A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs–how much of the mass media coverage can we really trust?

Abby Martin takes a look at how the so-called “Israel-Palestine conflict” has been covered by the mainstream press during the last crisis in the region, and the variety of tactics employed by the state of Israel to control the narrative: from it’s Hasbara propaganda machine, to outright killing of journalists.

Featuring interviews with:
Dan Cohen, an investigative journalist who just returned from 7 months of living and reporting from Gaza and the occupied West Bank // @DanCohen3000
Rania Khalek, writer and editor with Electronic Intifada // @RaniaKhelek

from the archives:

“Brigands of the World, They Create Desolation and Call it Peace” by Clive Hambidge

Norman Finkelstein: Stabbings in West Bank Mean Despair + Third Intifada Goal is to End Illegal Gaza Siege

Chris Hedges and Max Blumenthal: The 51 Day War

Chris Hedges and Laila El-Haddad: Israel’s War on Children

Chris Hedges: Palestine Is A “Slow-Motion Genocide”