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When Journalists Go Along with Hamas

Israel is patient zero.

Author and journalist Matti Friedman was working for the Associated Press when he noticed a persistent bias in coverage: For the Western media, the story of the region was a simple narrative of good and evil, and Israel was cast as villain. Matti joins Jamie to discuss how this narrative formed and whether there’s hope for serious journalism in such a conflict.

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Jamie Weinstein is the host of Monday’s episode of The Dispatch Podcast, based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining The Dispatch, he was the host of The Jamie Weinstein Show. He has previously written for Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, and National Review, among other publications, and has appeared as a commentator on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and HBO’s “Real Time w/ Bill Maher.” When Jamie is not hosting, he is spending time with his wife and three rambunctious boys or working on his many entrepreneurial pursuits.