The Foreign Press Association is rightly upset that three female reporters were strip searched by the Prime Minister’s security detail last week before a briefing by deputy prime minister Moshe Yaalon. AFP’s Sara Hussein described the experience as humiliating and also posted tweets one and two as well. Reporters already go through security checks before getting press…
Part of our Shattered Lens series on photo bias focused on 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. The accompanying AFP / Getty photo in an opinion piece in Australia’s The Age looked very familiar: In…
A poll reveals some disturbing findings questioning Palestinian attitudes to peace with Israel. But how did the media spin the results?
What does this dog on the Israeli-Gaza border have to do with a false story of dog sentenced to death by a Jewish rabbinical court?
Absolutely nothing – unless you are AFP.
A leaked document details how the Syrian authorities actively helped to create border confrontations as a way to distract attention from the Assad regime’s own murderous behavior.
There was absolutely no news at the IDF’s Bethlehem checkpoint, but get a load of this photo serving only to dehumanize the army. Palestinians pass through a security checkpoint at the Bethlehem checkpoint in the West Bank. (AFP/File/Musa al-Shaer) More on photo bias here.
Once again, Silwan stone throwers and Palestinian photographers ambushed an Israeli car. A lynch like this means paydirt for all the photographers clearly visible in the second image. After all, “if it bleeds, it leads.” Did the photojournalists expect anything else to happen to the next Israeli car to come along? Jewish settlers driving their…
Did a Palestinian demonstrator really die from inhaling tear gas or is this yet another Big Lie?
The demolition of an unrecognized Bedouin settlement in the Negev attracts some foreign media looking to fit the story into their own one-sided agenda.
CNN fails to provide any Israeli reaction to a flawed Amnesty report.