Arabs http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/387/all en NBC's Engel 'Worried' About 'Ferociously Anti-Israel' Arab Street, 'This Thing Ends in Jerusalem' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-engel-worried-about-ferociously-anti-israel-arab-street-thing-ends-jerusalem <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-02-08-NBC-NN-Engel.jpg" /></div><p>On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel informed viewers that he is "worried" that a major war between some of the Arab countries and Israel could be in the not too distant future because of the "ferociously anti-Israel" sentiment of the "Arab street" that is likely to gain power in countries like Egypt. He ended up concluding: "But I think, over time, this thing ends in Jerusalem."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbcs-engel-worried-about-ferociously-anti-israel-arab-street-thing-ends-jerusalem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Arabs BiasAlert BrianWilliams Egypt Israel liberalmediabias Muslims NBC NightlyNews RichardEngel Thu, 14 Apr 2011 02:25:00 +0000 37578 at http://www.mrc.org Frank Rich on the 'Indiscriminate Demonization of Arabs in America' http://www.mrc.org/articles/frank-rich-indiscriminate-demonization-arabs-america <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Frank Rich defends the anti-American satellite network Al Jazeera and lectures his fellow Americans on &quot;demonizing&quot; Arabs: &quot;The consequence of a decade&#039;s worth of indiscriminate demonization of Arabs in America - and of the low quotient of comprehensive adult news coverage that might have helped counter it - is the steady rise in Islamophobia.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> Frank Rich's Sunday column on the uprising in Egypt, "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/opinion/06rich.html?scp=1&sq=frank%20rich%20wallflowers&st=cse%20">Wallflowers at the Revolution</a>," defended the coverage of Al Jazeera, the Arabic and anti-American, Qatar-based satellite news network, and attacked what he called the "Indiscriminate demonization of Arabs in America." <br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/frank-rich-indiscriminate-demonization-arabs-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AlJazeera Arabs Egypt FrankRich liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 07 Feb 2011 19:38:00 +0000 admin 132 at http://www.mrc.org Not Even Obama Will Make U.S. Less Supportive of "Zionism" http://www.mrc.org/articles/not-even-obama-will-make-us-less-supportive-zionism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Slackman forwards loaded language from Muslims in Amman: &quot;The United States, many said, may be a biased supporter of Zionism hostile to Muslims...&quot; And the Times now finds use of Obama&#039;s middle name acceptable - as long as it gives the Arab world &quot;a measure of hope.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Michael Slackman and Isabel Kershner report on Tuesday from Amman, Jordan, where Obama is traveling on his world tour. But the Times focuses on how the Arab world thinks that not even he can save them from America's unyielding pro-Israel (or "Zionist") favoritism.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/not-even-obama-will-make-us-less-supportive-zionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arabs BarackObama Campaign2008 IsabelKershner Israel MichaelSlackman NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Zionism Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:49:00 +0000 admin 6292 at http://www.mrc.org