While the New York Times talks about the plight of patients at Gazan hospitals, they are leaving out crucial information.
If the New York Times believes this the most accurate way to report on a conflict is with a “death count” graphic, why don’t they do so with Syria?
Almost every media report on the current conflict will mention a “Gaza siege,” or “blockade of Gaza,” that Israel allegedly has maintained on the Gaza Strip
The sensational story was too good to pass up. Israel allegedly shelled a United Nation school being used as a refugee shelter, massacring at least sixteen …
The news show “Democracy Now” promotes itself as a liberal look at the news. But when did the word “liberal” equate to “anti-Israel?” Democracy Now reports on the “Israeli assault on Gaza” without any mention of Hamas rockets or terrorist tunnels.
Reporters believe that people living in an area ruled by terrorists are comfortable speaking openly with foreign reporters and criticizing Hamas.
Israel is currently engaged in a defensive military operation. Its aim is to protect Israeli citizens from rocket attack and the threat of Hamas terrorism. In reporting on the conflict, the media have an obligation to make this clear to the public.
The Daily Mirror recycles a old photo while accusing Israelis of being entertained watching Palestinians under bombardment.
With Israel on the verge of a major conflict, it is important to note what has taken place. No moral equivalence and no cycle of violence.
Words are important. The words the media use are doubly so, and it is critical that they use the most accurate terms when covering events. Yet while young Palestinian terrorists are referred to as “children,” the three teenage Israelis who were kidnapped and murdered are called “settlers.” Even worse, the media refuse to refer to…