All posts tagged John Lyons

Festival session a parody masquerading as debate

No-one suggests every political session at the SWF need comprise an equal number of protagonists advocating competing perspectives; but surely the integrity of the festival demands what on any objective analysis should be a reasonable measure of balance.

AILD rejects Elbit claims

THE Australia-Israel Labor Dialogue (AILD) has gone on the attack as an internal ALP storm erupted over a news story trying to link MPs’ Israel visits to an Israeli defence contractor.

Bittersweet triumph for Walkley winners

FORMER AJN editor Dan Goldberg this week described winning a Walkley Award with filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe for his documentary on child abuse in Melbourne’s Yeshivah community as a bittersweet career

Fury over anti-Israel Walkley nods

TWO controversial reports, critical of Israel and decried as unbalanced and lacking context have been named as finalists in the 2014 Walkley Awards, which recognise excellence in Australian journalism.

Israeli Embassy blasts Four Corners report

THE Israeli Embassy in Canberra has blasted Monday’s ABC Four Corners program on the treatment of Palestinian children in the West Bank by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) as “one-sided […]

Weekend Oz apologises for slur

EDITOR of the Weekend Australian Nick Cater has apologised for an inflammatory headline that ran in the magazine last week, sparking outrage from Jewish readers.