The New Statesman prints an update to a story that erroneously claimed an entire Palestinian family was killed in an Israeli air strike.
New York Times bureau chief Jodi Rudoren tweets that the Foreign Press Association’s statement on Hamas intimidation of journalists is “dangerous.”
The Foreign Press Association releases a statement criticizing Hamas for threatening reporters covering Gaza.
Israel has no reason to be sorry that its people were not bleeding more in the Gaza war.
Wait. Did he just compare the strikes on Gaza with the nuclear bombs dropped on Japan and the firebombing of Dresden,Germany???
Since the conflict in Gaza began, many in the media have become obsessed with publishing “body count” casualty statistics, especially showing the number of Gazan civilian casualties. This data has been used to support those accusing Israel of committing “war crimes.” They say that the huge numbers of “civilian” deaths proves that Israel is being…
Some journalists allow Hamas to evade the tough questions. But not all of them – watch Sean Hannity persisting in getting some answers.
In their zeal to squeeze Hamas, did Israel and Egypt irresponsibly ignore US and UN warnings that might have made war in Gaza avoidable? I don’t know. But that’s what the Wall Street Journal (click via Google News) implies in a reconstruction of events leading up to Operation Protective Edge. Unfortunately, this reconstruction is based entirely on anonymous…
Can we be expected to believe that while Indian and French media provided pictures of the Hamas terrorist group and their rockets, the NY Times missed them?
Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Israeli officials have insisted that Hamas was firing rockets from densely populated areas. Even after a month of fighting, scant evidence emerged from the mainstream media. But now, media sources are emerging with video proof that Hams is, indeed, deliberately putting Palestinian civilians at risk in its offensive…