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Does the Anti-Israel Bias in The New York Times Persist? In-Depth Analysis, Part 2

Does the Anti-Israel Bias in The New York Times Persist? In-Depth Analysis, Part 2

The second part of our long-term study.

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Hamas in 10 Words or Less

Now that the West has decided to work with a Palestinian “unity” government, Hamas is being mentioned often in the media. In order to briefly tell readers who Hamas is, most articles include a short description. Typical are: “…backed by the Islamist militant group Hamas,which the United States and Israel have branded a terrorist organization.” (Washington Post) “…Hamas, a militant Islamic

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How Would You Refer to Jerusalem?

The Western media often give quick references to Jerusalem that are both accurate and misleading at the same time. Saying that the city “was captured by Israel in 1967″ (as the New York Times did here) may be correct, but by leaving crucial context out, readers will get a completely false understanding of the issue.

Israel Blamed for Breakdown in the Peace Process

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Peace process discussed at U.S. Senate hearing. Associated Press: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lays the blame for the peace process suspension clearly on Israel during testimony before the

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Israel Provides Cancer Treatment to Palestinian Children from Gaza

“Israel Provides Cancer Treatment to Palestinian Children from Gaza.” The above could very well have been the headline for the New York Times story that instead was published under the title “Even a Stationery Logo Pits Palestinians Against Israel.” In fact, not just the headline but the entire article could have created a far different

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Hate Your Job? Really???

What are we to make of the following quotation? “I feel like I’m not a human being — we are serving the occupation,” said Mr. Jalaita, 47, a father of five, two of them university students. “I am forced to work here because I have a house, I have a family. Tomorrow, if there is

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Starving Palestinians

How many times have you seen a story in the major media claiming that Israel has turned Gaza into an “open-air prison?” How often does the media discuss seemingly arbitrary restrictions that Israel places on specific goods entering the Gaza Strip? Forget about the fact that convoys of trucks carrying humanitarian aid enter and leave

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