The HonestReporting website, which tracks media bias against Israel, awards Haaretz writer Gideon Levy the “Dishonest Reporting Prize” for 2012.
The media watch site explained that although it traditionally cites international media for faulty reporting, it cited Levy as the worst offender this year because foreign media often base their reports on Haaretz, the most popular left-wing newspaper in Israel.
The newspaper denies it is anti-religious or anti-Zionist, but only the most left-wing liberals, and non-Israelis who do not really know the country, could view it otherwise.
Gideon Levy us arguably its top writer for writing articles that are against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, orthodox Jews, “settlers” and just about anything in Israel while there is a non-leftist administration.
HonestReporting noted, “While Haaretz is entitled to fulfill its role as a critical domestic judge of Israel and its government’s policies, what happened when it published a story that was — quite simply — dishonest?
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