Powerline is an impressive blog run by three very switched-on American lawyers: John Hinderaker, Scott Johnson and Paul Mirengoff.
A recent posting titled Israel: The outside story comes from Scott who recently returned from a visit there.
Obviously taken with the country, Scott writes:
Israel is a vibrant country without peer in ways that Americans would appreciate if they were aware of them. Yet as a result of Israel's depiction in the mainstream media, Israel's image in the United States and elsewhere inverts reality. Given the war we are in and Israel's status as one of America's crucial allies, it is important that we begin to get the story straight. Let me take just a few examples that occur to me as I reflect on our visit to Israel this week.Scott then lists four points - four "images" of Israel through the mainstream media lens - and responds to each of them by providing the reality.
Read the post in full by clicking here.
It's well worth it.
UPDATE: Pajamas Media must read this blog. They picked it up too and posted about it.