As of this writing, it has been several hours since Shlomit Krigman, a 24 year old Israeli woman, was murdered by Palestinian terrorists. The headlines in the Guardian and New York Times remain unchanged.
The Fading Two State Solution is a New York Times editorial that makes the observation that “even truth telling can ignite a firestorm.” Quite a claim considering the lack of truth-telling in the editorial itself.
Whomever was in charge of the headline should have made clear that the Palestinian girl not only HAD a knife, but she was killed while attempting to USE the knife
The New York Times bends over backwards to avoid using the term “terrorism.” They do make one exception however.
The hatred of Israel by the people interviewed should have been included so it would be clear their liberal views end in terms of peace with Israel.
Why would a journalist leave out 90% of what a source said? Maybe she wanted readers to have a certain impression that might not reflect the reality?
It’s not so hard to write a headline like “Palestinian Terrorists Kill Israelis.” Yet for some reason, so many headlines blur the lines between attackers and victims when it comes to Israel.
Two Israelis were killed by Palestinian terrorists at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City. This fact should not be difficult to sum up in a headline.
Facebook admits its mistake and restores HonestReporting’s picture of Golda Meir.
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