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.
Is the paper genuinely concerned with getting the story right?
The NY Times admits the error.
Images depicting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict distort our understanding.
A bizarre story in the past week concerned a Ku Klux Klan member from near Albany, New York, who was arrested after he allegedly designed a “death ray” that was meant to kill Muslims and other “enemies of Israel.” The weapon was allegedly offered to synagogues and Jewish groups. How did Salon illustrate the story? With…
This image of a Gaza funeral appeared in many media outlets. ExtremeTech now reports: It turns out that the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year — the largest and most prestigious press photography award — was, in actual fact, a fake. The World Press Photo association hasn’t yet stripped the photographer, Paul Hansen, of the…
The three international wire services consistently employ photo bias to show IDF soldiers in a dehumanized way.
Wire services habitually portray terrorists as ordinary Palestinians who fell victim to IDF brutality, a theme that the terrorist organizations are only too happy to encourage.
Candles are the image of choice for Hamas to paint a picture of Gaza under siege and suffering from electrical shortages, which can be blamed solely on Israel.
How the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli brutality.