UPDATE: After we published the article below and contacted the journalist, the online story was changed. Rather than referring to the IDF as the “Israel Occupation Forces,” the article now states that this term was used by the supporters of Abu Rahma, the Palestinian denied a UK visa. Other references to “murder” in the journalist’s…
Part three of an eight-part series explaining The 8 Categories of Media Bias. Violation #3 Opinions Disguised as News A journalist’s job is to report facts without injecting his own opinion or interpretation of events. Reporters are entitled to their opinions, and veteran journalists have insights that can and should enrich the public’s understanding of…
The New York Times uses a photo of Israeli girls playing with IDF weaponry without proper context, to illustrate a story on fissures between the military and political echelons in Israel.
Radio New Zealand relies on two biased interviewees to spread factual distortions about Israel.
Terror in Rami Levi Supermarket, an 8 year old survivor.
Associated Press writes a biased article about Israel and Gaza, and doesn’t even mention the word “Hamas.”
Reuters Jerusalem bureau chief and outgoing Foreign Press Association chairperson Luke Baker openly expresses disdain for Israel on Twitter, breaching Reuters’ own Code of Conduct.
Time magazine’s inflammatory and inaccurate headline attributes Avigdor Lieberman as having called for “killing Palestinians.”
In a show of solidarity, press photographers boycotted yesterday’s joint press conference of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his visiting French counterpart, Manuel Valls. They were protesting the behavior of Netanyahu’s security detail, who demanded that pool photographer Atef Safadi take off his pants before entering the venue. The Ramallah-based Safadi, who works for European…
The Sunday Times misleadingly states that the State of Israel is planning the death penalty for Palestinian “militants.”