Media publish headlines on the sentencing of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria yet refer, with no context, to the Palestinian terrorist as a “suspect” or a “wounded man.”
IDF soldier Elor Azaria is convicted of manslaughter. Some headlines fail to include that the Palestinian he killed happened to be a terrorist.
Why did peace talks fail in 2014? According to the Financial Times, it was all Israel’s fault.
Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Arab reports picked up by i24 News, many Palestinians who last week left Gaza via the Rafah border crossing to Egypt were forced to pay the Egyptians bribes of up to $3,000. Al-Sawaf said that not only were people forced to pay bribes, but the amount differed between the authorities.…
While reporting on a decline in the number of Palestinian terror attacks, the Financial Times’s headline refers to “Israel attacks.”
The Financial Times covers tensions in Jerusalem adopting the Palestinian narrative and erasing the Jewish status of the Temple Mount.
While its actual article doesn’t employ such terminology, the Financial Times’ subhead on its Middle East news page raises some eyebrows: “Tit-for-tat” expresses a false moral equivalence between Palestinian terrorists initiating the firing of rockets towards Israeli civilian targets and Israeli counter-measures to protect its civilians. Suspiciously similar to the all too familiar “cycle of…
A Financial Times journalist apologizes.
The FT finally backs down after HR takes its complaint to the PCC.
Back in December 2011, the Financial Times refused to correct an error in an email exchange with HonestReporting concerning the paper’s statement that Hamas boasts of killing 1365 “Zionist soldiers” actually referred to Israeli military and civilians alike. After HonestReporting lodged a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission, the following has appeared online and…