U.S. Army denies it bought Israel Iron Dome missile system

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  National, National Security  /  No Comments

AP Photo / Tsafrir Abayov

By Paul Miller | Special to Watchdog.org
The U.S. Army denies Israeli media reports that the U.S. has purchased Iron Dome, the Israeli-made, U.S.-financed missile-defense system that some observers say saved thousands of lives in the recent Gaza conflict.
“News reports about a sale of Iron Dome to the Army aren’t true,” Dov Schwartz of Army Public […]

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NBC stations give to NV Democrat AG hopeful

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, Nevada  /  No Comments

AP Photo / John Locher, File Photo

By Ciara Matthews | Watchdog.org
LAS VEGAS – Intermountain West Communications Company and three of its local NBC news stations donated $40,000 to the campaign of Democratic attorney general candidate Ross Miller, according to the latest contribution and expenses report filed by Miller.
KRNV in Reno, KENV in Elko, and KSNV in Las Vegas and their parent […]

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Watchdog report prompts Kent State prof’s resignation from journal

By   /  November 2, 2014  /  First Amendment, National  /  No Comments

Kent State University photo

By Daniel Mael | Watchdog.org
A Kent State University professor has resigned from the editorial board of an academic journal following Watchdog’s publication of a letter in which he accused pro-Israel academics of being “directly responsible for the murder of over 1,400 Palestinian children, women and elderly civilians.”
In an unsolicited Nov. 2 email to Watchdog.org (full […]

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Did News & Observer edit video to protect a candidate?

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Media, North Carolina  /  No Comments

Screen shot from News & Observer website

By Staff | Watchdog.org
Raleigh, N.C. – Advocates of more liberal immigration policies took the stage with U.S. senate candidate Kay Hagan at an Oct. 26 campaign stop.
Two problems here: they weren’t invited speakers, and the News & Observer of Raleigh apparently handled the problem by deleting the interruption.
Go to this blog post and look at the […]

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U.S. taxpayers fund anti-Israel bias at UCLA

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Education  /  No Comments

US-Department-of-Education

By Eliana Rudee
The extraordinary anti-Israel bias in a federally funded program at UCLA isn’t just shocking. It may violate federal regulations.
Last month, an education watchdog group reported that the Center for Near East Studies (CNES) produced 28 events focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict from 2010-2013. Twenty-six of those 28 events, “or 93 percent, exhibited bias against Israel.”
That’s a […]

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Top reporter failed to disclose ties to Dem AG candidate

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Nevada, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

AP file photo

 
By Ciara Matthews | Watchdog.org
Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston has used his television show and blog to slam Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt.
It’s possible the heat in Ralston’s anti-Laxalt reporting is generated by Ralston’s undisclosed personal and professional relationship with former Gov. Bob Miller, father of Laxalt’s opponent, Democrat Ross Miller.
In his autobiography, “Son of a […]

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