Tag Archive for ntb

NTB’s incomplete version of history

Reporting that some schools on the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip will be offering Hebrew lessons, fake news organization NTB highlights the Israeli “blockade” of Gaza. It may be worth comparing the NTB article with this one from the New York Times,…

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…

Scandinavian news agencies: TT and NTB

Back in March a number of Norwegian newspapers published an NTB (Norwegian News Agency) article quoting an Israeli academic for saying that Norwegians were “unintelligent” and “barbaric”. The academic was Manfred Gerstenfeld, and he had done nothing worse than publish…

Headlines in the Norwegian media

Aim and method: What is the extent of Norwegian interest in Israel? To what extent do Norwegian media cover Israel? This rough survey consists of counting headlines in the indexing service of www.webavisen.no. Webavisen lists headlines and stories from 240…

Jews blamed for financial crisis

The Norwegian News Agency (NTB) today reports in Aftenposten. Jews blamed for financial crisis Israel’s war on the Gazastrip is not the only cause for increasing antisemitism. Jews are increasingly being blamed for the financial crisis. During an international conference…

Few boycott Israel

NTB today report that Norway imported goods for NOK 71,3 million in January 2009, an increase of 24,4 percent from January of 2008, according to the Norwegian Bureau of Statistics. Several policians argued for a boycott of goods from Israel…