Photo Bias

The Dishonest Reporting ‘Awards’ 2004

Our fourth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

December 16, 2004 12:00 By :

When the Photo is the Story

AFP frames Sharon as villain, and an IDF soldier offers another look at checkpoint culture.

August 12, 2004 12:00 By :

AP’s Arafapologies

Associated Press editorializes an Arafat speech as per PA instructions; also, Tom Friedman likens democratic Israelis with Shiite thugs

May 17, 2004 12:00 By :

Photo Op

A unique angle on a photojournalist's shot raises questions about the integrity of Mideast media coverage.

February 10, 2004 12:00 By :

The Year In Photos?

AP's yearly roundup shows plenty of interest in the Mideast conflict – but none whatsoever for Israeli terror victims.

December 23, 2003 12:00 By :

Security Fence Distortions

News photos of Israel's security fence distort its physical properties, and a Boston Globe op-ed misrepresents its placement in the West Bank.

December 7, 2003 12:00 By :

Child’s Play in Gaza?

AP apparently mis-captions an unregulated weapon as a child's "toy"; also, an ulterior motive for the Geneva Accord lacks publication.

December 3, 2003 12:00 By :

Something Fishy at AFP

An AFP photographer uses a wide-angle lens to exaggerate his picture, and the AFP caption omits essential context.

November 4, 2003 12:00 By :

Model Activism In Philly

Local media monitors use documentation and personal meetings to demand fair Mideast coverage from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

August 31, 2003 12:00 By :

"V" for Victory

An inaccurate AP caption identifies a non-existent movement for peace on the Palestinian street.

June 30, 2003 12:00 By :