As Hamas breaks a ceasefire with a volley of rockets into Israel, some media portray Israel as the aggressor through biased headlines or missing context.
The Daily Mail leads its coverage of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge with an air strike on a Gaza house but omits the owner’s Hamas affiliation.
Australian broadcaster ABC News fails to mention the most vital statistic of the lot – the hundreds of Hamas rockets pounding Israel from Gaza.
Reliable “Palestinian medical sources”?
Who is the real aggressor as a rocket barrage strikes Israel’s south?
Buried in the foreign news sections of but a few media outlets, including The Independent is this story: Now imagine if Israel had also crossed over the territory of a sovereign state and killed 100 people, including a number of civilians. Cue front page news, expressions of outrage, calls for a Goldstone-style UN inquiry. You…
I don’t normally offer unsolicited advice on media relations to Arab dictators. But the media escorts described in this NY Times dispatch (or click via Twitter) from Tripoli are so dysfunctional, I just can’t hold my peace. 1. Don’t smear hospital pillows with obviously fake blood and tell the foreign press corps that a NATO airstrike…