Israel’s doing a very fine job of caring for its UNESCO Heritage Sites, thank you very much. There’s no reason for a Daily Telegraph slide show to include Jerusalem’s Old City in a slide show of heritage sites under threat. The Telegraph will likely defend itself by saying the under threat label follows UNESCO’s lead: the…
Two Israelis were killed by Palestinian terrorists at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City. This fact should not be difficult to sum up in a headline.
The year began with Islamic terror in Paris, but was dominated by the Iranian nuclear talks and strained US-Israeli ties. A wave of Palestinian stabbing and car-ramming attacks began with the Jewish new year. As 2015 draws to a close, Islamic terror has struck the West again, with Paris suffering even more bloodshed. The 2015…
Our Watchdog of the Week alerted HonestReporting to CNN’s “Palestina” map, prompting its replacement as a result of HR subscriber complaints.
When you contact the media about something that is inaccurate, often they will respond and make the needed corrections.
CNN illustrates the Middle East with a map that erases Israel, instead replacing it with “Palestina,” a Spanish or Portuguese translation of Palestine.
CNN reports on a terrorist incident but fails to tell its readers who the seemingly anonymous terrorist was.
Yarden Frankl discusses media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and “Even-Handism” on the Mottle Wolfe Show.
The media have an obligation to not only report what people are saying, but what is really happening on the ground. If one side is saying things that have no basis in fact, the media needs to expose this, not simply say “it depends who you ask,” or “on the other hand…..”
Today’s Top Stories 1. Deadly terror strikes Beersheba central bus station. An Israeli Bedouin armed with a pistol and knife killed a soldier, stole his gun, and shot at least ten other people before being killed by security. In the aftermath, police killed an Eritrean refugee, wrongly believing he was a second gunman, leading to headlines…