A Financial Times journalist apologizes.
The FT finally backs down after HR takes its complaint to the PCC.
Back in December 2011, the Financial Times refused to correct an error in an email exchange with HonestReporting concerning the paper’s statement that Hamas boasts of killing 1365 “Zionist soldiers” actually referred to Israeli military and civilians alike. After HonestReporting lodged a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission, the following has appeared online and…
The Financial Times has been a long-time cheerleader for supposed Hamas “moderation”, blaming settlements for the impasse in the moribund peace process. This trend continues in the FT’s latest editorial. But what does this mean? The move towards reconciliation with Fatah could encourage Hamas to moderate its positions further. Direct attacks on Israel have fallen…
Hamas’s Israeli civilian casualties whitewashed.
Hamas isn’t too bothered whether the Israelis it has killed are women, children, babies, soldiers, left-wing or right-wing. To Hamas, the only good Israeli is a dead Israeli and it’s the body count that matters. Hence the celebratory announcement of some statistics to mark the terror group’s 24th anniversary where Hamas claimed to have killed…
Who is the real aggressor as a rocket barrage strikes Israel’s south?
The events of the past few days have generated some horrendous headlines. Here are just a few that we spotted.
Why does the Financial Times cling to the previously accepted wisdom that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the fulcrum at the heart of the Middle East’s troubles and consider Hamas a credible peace partner?
Building plans for existing Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem kick up a new media frenzy.