Tag Archive for Dagbladet

Drefvelin defends his dreck

Political cartoonists are rarely as good as they think they are. The adage that a picture is worth a thousand words typically works the other way: what would be too plain, crude, or outright stupid to put in text, cartoonists…

School bus recap

What the Norwegian media has told us, and what it couldn’t be bothered to mention. Information in Norwegian about how Hamas targeted an Israeli school buss with an anti-tank missile yesterday has been almost exclusively channelled through one piece by…

Islamophobia equals anti-Semitism

Dagbladet’s article  “Get him! Damn Jew!”,  offers a video clip from the riots of January 2009 and deals with the recently released report on anti-Semitism and racism in the schools. Unauthorized translation: That the new anti-semitism in Europe was not…

Mads Gilbert is hospital hero

The Norwegian media wants to cast Mads Gilbert as a hero for his work at Shifa hospital in Gaza during the 2008/2009 Hamas-Israel war. Would they have been equally willing to please, if he had been a friend of Israel…

NTB tut-tuts treatment of Gilad Shalit

Several NIJ readers have reacted to an Norwegian News Agency (NTB) article in Dagbladet which seems to tut-tut the conditions under which Gilad Shalit is being held captive. Citizen H, one of the NIJ street irregulars, comments: Gilad Shalit has…

Why Norway should be ashamed

What do we expect of our soldiers when they are attacked by civilians claiming to be peace activists? What do we expect of the soldiers of other countries? Our boys are fighting terrorism in faraway Afghanistan, while Israel is fighting…