We know of a few examples from the IDF of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) facilities being used to store weapons and launch rockets at Israel. This UN agency oversees Palestinian refugee camps — everything from schools and medical clinics, to camp infrastructure. According to its web site, the agency’s 2014-2015 budget is $1.4 billion,…
The BBC’s Orla Guerin makes the shocking claim that there is no evidence” that Hamas is using human shields. Yet there is overwhelming evidence that Hamas uses schools, hospitals, and residential areas as launching grounds for rockets aimed at Israel.
What does it say about both Time magazine and the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office that a “no-comment” on rumors (rumors!) couldn’t be attributed to anyone by name? Is there any explanation for this absurd moment in anonymous sources? A senior Israeli official reached by TIME says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office is declining to comment on the…
Former AP correspondent Matti Friedman gives an insider view on how and why the media get it so wrong on Israel and why the bias matters.
The New York Times publishes an uncorroborated allegation of IDF abuse from the son of a top Hamas government official.
CNN’s one-sided presentation of the Gaza conflict continues with the video “War’s Psychological Toll on Gaza’s Kids.” The video explains the immense psychological toll the conflict has had on Palestinian children. It begins with footage of an Israeli attack on Gaza and then proceeds to discuss the impact these attacks are having on Gazan children.…
The New York Times reports from the scene of an Israeli targeted assassination where Hamas has prevented media reports through intimidation.
Investigative journalist Richard Behar exposes New York Times Gaza correspondent Fares Akram used an image of Yasser Arafat as his Facebook profile photo.
Time Magazine resurrects the blood libel that Israeli soldiers have been stealing Palestinian body parts.
There were five specific media fails during the 2014 Gaza war.