A Washington Post fact-check of John Kerry’s speech erroneously calls the Western Wall Judaism’s holiest site. HonestReporting gets the correction.
The Daily Mail’s Mail Online falsely implies that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital. HonestReporting gets the correction.
Israeli citizen Leanne Nasser is murdered in a terror attack on an Istanbul nightclub. CNN describes her as a “Palestinian citizen of Israel.”
The International Business Times relies on a Hamas-supporting hate site to accuse Israel of using a Palestinian child as a human shield.
NPR’s failed attempt to explain settlements is offensive to Jewish victims of ethnic cleansing and an embarrassment to journalism.
HonestReporting France exposes serious bias in a French Channel M6 program on Jerusalem, prompting a demonstration outside the TV station’s offices.
The New York Times, Associated Press and International Business Times all erroneously report that Israel is planning to build new settlements.
Headlines certainly deserve scrutiny. It’s well-known that we don’t read most of the articles in our daily papers; we skim the headlines before being drawn to whatever draws our attention. The same habits apply on social media, where we scroll through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and click on whatever catches our fancy. An April,…
Metro falsely claims that settlements are “built on territory Israel seized from Palestine during the 1967 Six Day War.”
CNN’s YouTube channel falsely titles US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power’s speech, “Zionism is form of racism.”