It’s been two months since the current wave of terror began, and the media outlets are still confused about victims and terrorists. On Sunday, three Palestinian terrorists attempted to stab Israelis in unrelated attacks, killing one woman. The terrorists were killed in self-defense. The New York Times initial headline (since changed): 1 Israeli and 3 Palestinians…
The Watertown Daily Times acknowledges it should never have published an anti-Semitic letter following protest from HonestReporting subscribers.
Is a crude game, only available on obscure websites, really comparable to popular news shows in which glory is heaped on those who commit murder?
Two upstate New York newspapers refuse to acknowledge that they have published an openly anti-Semitic letter promoting conspiracy theories.
For a prominent journalist such as Rudoren to endorse language that uses the words “Palestinian assailants” and “Palestinian attackers” is a welcome change. (Although ideally, we would prefer the term “terrorist.”)
I used to think a violent loop was something associated with dangerous roller coasters. But the New York Times looped me into a different understanding. In recent weeks, I’ve read in the pages of the Times how “Leaderless Palestinian Youth, Inspired by Social Media, Drive Rise in Violence in Israel” and how violent Palestinian music…
CNN reports on a terrorist incident but fails to tell its readers who the seemingly anonymous terrorist was.
My Facebook “conversation” with NYT’s Jodi Rudoren in which she used the term “basketball game scorecard” to describe coverage “out of kilter with reality.”
After filing a lawsuit, lawyer Nistana Darshan-Leitner wants to force Facebook to remove posts calling for the killing of Jews.
The media have an obligation to not only report what people are saying, but what is really happening on the ground. If one side is saying things that have no basis in fact, the media needs to expose this, not simply say “it depends who you ask,” or “on the other hand…..”