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.
Facebook ignores anti-Semitism but claims that HonestReporting’s image of Golda Meir doesn’t follow community standards.
When you contact the media about something that is inaccurate, often they will respond and make the needed corrections.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a slip by calling some terrorism “legitimate.” HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl talks about news coverage of Israel with Mottle Wolf.
As Ali says, Israel knows that terrorism is based on hatred. It must be aggressively fought and defeated. We only wish more journalists would listen to her.