Tag Archive for Manfred Gerstenfeld

Dishonest Reporter Award: Sidsel Wold

Dishonest Reporter Award 2010 lists NRK (State broadcasting authority) journalist Sidsel Wold among “other dishonorable mentions”, for “haranguing Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld during an interview, compelling the Israeli professor to fisk his own interview“. In more general terms, recognition for the most…

Is Norway in denial?

In an April 21st right-of-reply (see above) to Vårt Land, a Norwegian daily, Manfred Gerstenfeld of the Jerusalem Centre suggests that Norwegians are in denial about the realities of our elites’ attitudes towards Israel as well as the relationship between…

Book review: ‘Anti-Semitism in Norway’

“Anti-Semitism” in Norway is the most recent, most comprehensive and well-documented work on contemporary anti-Semitism in Norway on the market today. Anti-Semitism in Norway The recently published book ”Anti-Semitism in Norway” includes updated and translated chapters from “Behind the Humanitarian…

NRK-gate: Communication breakdown

Finnish Tundra Tabloids has referred to Sidsel Wold’s interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld, where the former answers her own questions and the latter only gets to speak for twenty seconds, as a”spike in high profile instances of ridiculous journalistic tomfoolery“. This is…

Does Sidsel Wold prove Gerstenfeld right?

Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld has written extensively on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the Nordic countries. He suggests that we have not really got a level playing-field up here, and that arguments explaining Israel’s actions are obfuscated or ignored while the…

Manfred Gerstenfeld writes to Sidsel Wold

Late in March, NRK’s Sidsel Wold was to interview Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld. Whatever transpired during that interview will however never be known, as the misfortunate Sidsel Wold went and lost the tape on which it was recorded. She managed…

Transcript: Sidsel Wold on Manfred Gerstenfeld

In 2008 Manfred Gerstenfeld edited “Behind the Humanitarian Mask”, a book on anti-Semitism in the Nordic countries. After an interview with a Norwegian journalist he was misquoted throughout the Scandinavian peninsula and subsequently ridiculed and demonized. Last week, he published…

Dagbladet writes same old about Gerstenfeld

Dagsavisen has unexpectedly decided to give Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld a “fair go”, asking him relevant questions and presenting his answers in a straightforward and honest interview. Meanwhile Dagbladet sticks to the old, tried and tested method of allowing Gerstenfeld…

DAGSAVISEN GIVES GERSTENFELD ‘FAIR GO’

Dagsavisen is a struggling Norwegian daily traditionally associated with the Labor movment, unions and party. It is a newspaper which can be counted on to support the red-green coalition government in Norway. Today it gives Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld a…

Are also ethnic Norwegians threatening Jews?

NRK journalist Tormod Strand has uncovered anti-Semitism among Norwegian muslims. This has attracted a lot of attention. People are nodding their heads saying “Yes, the muslims, fierce anti-Semites, ikke sant…” Now DagenMagazinet reports that Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld, editor of…