The brutal stabbing of Israeli mother Dafna Meir, in her home in Otniel, fails to generate much media coverage. Just how bloodthirsty does a Palestinian terror attack against Israelis have to be to deserve coverage?
A false tweet by Reuters’ Luke Baker alleging Israeli undercover agents incited Palestinian stone throwers spreads to other media.
Reuters’ Luke Baker is busted after falsely alleging that Israeli undercover agents incited a mob of Palestinian youths to throw rocks at Israeli police.
A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.
This weekend, a Palestinian armed with a machine gun opened fire at soldiers on a Jordan Valley checkpoint. The soldiers returned fire, and the Palestinian died. An unfortunately all-too familiar story. Most people will only know the basic info of what happened by skimming the headlines in their local paper or social media feed. That’s why…
It’s tough to decide which is more misleading: The AFP headline or the picture under it.
Today’s Top Stories 1. An Egyptian court designated Hamas a terror organization. If I understand YNet correctly, yesterday’s ruling was a wider designation making no distinction between the terror group’s military and political “wings.” The decision was reached for Hamas role in terror attacks on Egyptian soil. While the January decision against> Hamas targeted only…
The AP, AFP and BBC all produce appalling headline fails in their coverage of a Palestinian terror attack in Jerusalem that killed a three-month-old baby.
In “Remnants of War Become Art in Gaza,” AFP promotes a “feel good” human interest story. The article describes how Palestinians in Gaza are turning remnants of the military conflict into art.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Palestinian-Jordanian journalist Mudar Zahran discussed the Gaza war with regular Palestinians. Everyone was fearful of Hamas and spoke anonymously about the extent the general population was used as a human shield. The whole story’s worth reading; this snippet in particular caught my eye: One, a renowned Gazan academic, who spoke on…