Mark Lavie

Mark Lavie is a journalist who began covering the Middle East in 1972.[1][2] Lavie was born and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and graduated from Indiana University in 1969.[1]

He worked as an Associated Press correspondent in the Middle East for 15 years, concluding in 2014.[1] He has worked as a radio reporter for National Public Radio (NPR, U.S.), NBC, Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.[1] He won the Overseas Press Club's Lowell Thomas Award for “Best radio interpretation of foreign affairs” in 1994.[1]

After a lifetime as a reporter of news Lavie became the subject, when he accused the Associated Press and other news outlets of hewing to a biased view of the Israeli Arab conflict.[2][3][4][5]


  • Broken Spring: An American-Israeli reporter's close-up view of how Egyptians lost their struggle for freedom, 2014 ISBN 9652296686


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mark Lavie". The Tower. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b Friedman, Matti (30 November 2014). "What the Media Gets Wrong About Israel". The Atlantic. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  3. ^ Bernstein, David (2 December 2014). "Blacklisting of pro-Israel watchdog organization NGO Monitor by the Associated Press". Washington Post. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  4. ^ Marcus, Lori Lowenthal (3 December 2014). "AP Disses 'Whistleblower' But a New Whistle Blows". The Jewish Press. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  5. ^ Miller, Abraham (9 December 2014). "Associated Press sells out journalism principles for anti-Israel 'narrative'". The Hill. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014.