Part seven of an eight-part series explaining The 8 Categories of Media Bias. Violation #7 Distortion of Facts Getting the facts wrong. Thanks to today’s technology, anyone from a professional journalist to an amateur passerby with a smart phone can instantly post breaking news online. But in the rush to be first, fact-checking often gets…
Australian broadcaster Peter Goers can’t control his hatred towards Israel.
Radio New Zealand has once again aired a litany of unchallenged lies in a one-sided discussion of a contentious issue, this time the latest boat to Gaza.
In her anti-Shimon Peres rant, Palestinian lawmaker Hanan Ashrawi has the special distinction of violating not only historical facts, but even the laws of space, time and physics.
The New York Times’ obituary for Shimon Peres falsely claims that Ariel Sharon’s visit to the Temple Mount was responsible for the Second Intifada.
Reuters reports on the difficulties faced by Palestinian fishermen in Gaza yet fails to mention why Israel enforces a maritime exclusion zone around Gaza.
In a breach of journalistic ethics, NPR failed to include critical context.
Gaza has declared itself an enemy of Israel, is engaged in an active war against the Israeli people, and yet Israel provides constant medical care to Gaza’s residents, often at great personal risk to Israel’s civilians.
The Washington Post removes an inflammatory claim that Israeli security racially profiles Ethiopian Jews after a complaint from HonestReporting.
This is what Palestinian incitement has come to as Fatah rips off an anti-Semitic cartoon originally published by the Sydney Morning Herald during the 2014 Gaza conflict.