The Listening Post

Israel-Palestine: The double standard in American newsrooms

The firing of a journalist reveals how American newsrooms approach Israel-Palestine. Plus, the Slovenian prime minister’s ‘War with the media’.

News coverage in the US of the Palestine-Israel conflict has always favoured Israel but that is beginning to shift. The question is – to what extent and will it last?


Linda Sarsour – Executive director, MPower Change; Author, We Are Not Here to be Bystanders

Omar Baddar – National Policy Council, Arab-American Institute

Lara Friedman – President, Foundation for Middle East Peace

Philip Weiss – Founder and senior editor, Mondoweiss

On our radar

Belarusian authorities went to extreme lengths to arrest opposition journalist Roman Protasevich. Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Meenakshi Ravi to find out why.

Slovenia: The prime minister’s ‘war with the media’

Another European leader shows his authoritarian side; Slovenia’s prime minister, Janez Janša, says he is at “war with the media”.


Marko Milosavljević – University of Ljubljana, Chair of Journalism

Anuška Delić – Editor-in-chief, Oštro

Blaž Zgaga – Reporter, and investigative journalist

Boris Tomašič – Host and chief editor, Nova 24