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Hacking the Saudi narrative, Lebanese style

Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer. I'm not a fan of quoting cliches, but in these Machiavellian times, few phrases seem to...

Framing tragedy, post Beirut/Paris coverage

I spoke to Al Jazeera program The Stream this week during a special about how Beirut and Paris have been coping with the devastating...

The Washington Post changes terrible headline

  The headline above was published this morning by The Washington Post at 11:05 AM as seen in the timeline. An hour later (7PM Beirut/12PM US...

Split-screen mourning: Paris and Tripoli so far apart

Local broadcaster LBC chose to air a split-screen live shot today of the Charlie Hebdo rally in Paris (left) and a a man hugging...

Lucky Rima

It's easy to get the depressed with all the violence in the news these days and the knee-jerk jingoism to accompany it. But it's nice...

Panic on the radio

In a country where FM radio stations often play pop music as gun battles or massive protests rage in the streets, it was refreshing...

Israeli sources outweigh Hamas 12 to 1 on school shelling

Source: The Washington PostBy now much of the world has heard about at least 16 Palestinians killed when a school was shelled yesterday in...

Lebanese TV rivals unite for Gaza

Lebanese TV channels are often at war with one another and the battles go far beyond ratings. They range from routine verbal insults and...

Whitewashing continues at New York Times

Violence toward Palestinians continues to be downplayed or completely omitted by "The Paper of Record," i.e. The New York Times. Yesterday, I reported how dead...

“No-name” dead Palestinians

By now the whole world knows the names of three Israelis killed in the West Bank last week. And thanks to yesterday's New York...