Why were news outlets around the world so quick to report on a story about a religious Jewish court's apparently ludicrous ruling, when the original source had already issued a retraction?
Carmel Gould is the Editorial Manager of Just Journalism, a non-profit think tank focusing on British media coverage of Israel, the Palestinians and the Middle East.
It's easy to be misled into thinking that news organizations have always cared about repressive governance; let's see whether this newly discovered passion for the events in the Arab world will translate into reprioritization of resources.
Curiously, however, when it comes to the Muslim Brotherhood, there is now broad consensus.
While British media focuses on Israel's shortcomings and ignores Palestinian achievements, the Palestinian PM is actually acknowledged in America.