With the ground war in Gaza growing in force each day, the battle for hearts and minds becomes a vital strategic battleground. The side that wins public support for its cause is better positioned to determine the length and intensity of the fighting. And thanks to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), which translated…
An analysis of Gaza’s casualty figures brings into question the number of Palestinian civilians killed in Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
Oliver Lovat asks us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what is being said, by whom and why, while sipping on an ice cold Coke.
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.
CNN removed correspondent Diana Magnay after she called Israelis “scum” in a tweet (since removed). She was in Sderot, on a hill overlooking Gaza, watching Israeli airstrikes in the distance. Off camera, a crowd of Israelis watching the night-time action were cheering, which Magnay described. But Magnay got into trouble for posting a tweet calling…
A New York Times opinion piece mixes up cause and effect, claiming Israel’s reaction to the Palestinian unity government is to blame for Hamas violence.
Mira Bar Hillel harangues Israel while minimizing Hamas rockets and ridiculing the terrorism against Israelis during her distorted childhood.
For a while now, the New York Times has been running a daily tally of Hamas rocket attacks, Israeli airstrikes, and the resulting deaths. A cumulative scorecard is published online as an infographic inserted in the paper’s daily coverage of the region. Today’s looks like this: While the daily articles that contain the graphics…
The Daily Mirror recycles a old photo while accusing Israelis of being entertained watching Palestinians under bombardment.
As Operation Protective Edge continues, HonestReporting provides you with more articles, videos and resources to answer the burning questions.