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Israel Under Fire: Operation Protective Edge – A Primer

Israel Under Fire: Operation Protective Edge – A Primer

Israel is under fire and has launched Operation Protective Edge to bring about the end of Hamas rockets from Gaza.

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5 Tips For Sorting Through the News and Sharing Responsibly on Social Media

Rockets are flying. Israel’s responding with air strikes and a call-up of reservists. The army named this mission Operation Protective Edge. The conflict isn’t only being fought over the skies of Gaza and the Israeli home front. It’s also being fought in the media. We’re going to see all kinds of news reports, photos, and video.

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An Apologist for Hamas in the Telegraph

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Chris Doyle portrays kidnapping-supporting Hamas as a key to a peace that Israel is trying to destroy.

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Cartoonist’s Cynical Take on Murdered Teens’ Funerals

Guardian Cartoonist Steve Bell, winner of one of HR’s Dishonest Reporting Awards in 2012, is no stranger to anti-Israel bias. Even so, his latest “commentary” about the funeral of the three Israeli teens murdered by Hamas terrorists pushes the envelope on cynicism and a lack of compassion. The cartoon shows a giant scale with the

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Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.

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Three Murdered Teens: Irish Times’ “Cycle of Violence”

The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.

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Three Murdered Teens: Daily Mail Gets it Wrong

The Daily Mail’s report on the funerals of three Israeli teens murdered by Hamas terrorists contains bias and factual errors.

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Video: The Definition of Terror

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

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