Photo Bias

Shattered Lens: Part 6 – Photo Bias in Depictions of the IDF

The three international wire services consistently employ photo bias to show IDF soldiers in a dehumanized way.

March 9, 2011 15:01 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 5 – Bring Out Your Dead

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.

February 24, 2011 17:04 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 4 – Lighting Candles, Inflaming Bias

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.

February 24, 2011 13:10 By :

The Times: Illustrating Israeli “Belligerency”

The UK’s Foreign Secretary describes Israel as “belligerent” in an interview with The Times. But what photo did The Times use online?

February 9, 2011 12:52 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 3 – Putting Palestinians Behind Bars

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.

December 12, 2010 16:41 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 2 – Abusing Sport for Propaganda

How the wire services cynically exploited the 2010 soccer World Cup to produce negative images of Israel.

December 9, 2010 10:29 By :

Shattered Lens – Photo Bias Exposed in the Wire Services

A snapshot of how Reuters, AP and AFP/Getty misuse imagery to distort coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

December 9, 2010 10:23 By :

Shattered Lens – The Gaza Flotilla

An examination of some of the imagery produced during and after the Gaza Flotilla.

December 2, 2010 9:56 By :

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Dramatic Reunion Ten Years After The Photo That Started It All

Exclusive: Tuvia Grossman Interviewed by HonestReporting On September 30, 2000, The New York Times, Associated Press and other major media outlets published a photo of a young man — bloodied and...

August 30, 2010 22:00 By :

Telegraph Caught Recycling Gaza War Photo to Distort Today’s Reality

Why does the Daily Telegraph choose to reuse an image from the 2009 Gaza conflict to inaccurately portray the present day?

June 28, 2010 22:00 By :