Israel is currently engaged in a defensive military operation. Its aim is to protect Israeli citizens from rocket attack and the threat of Hamas terrorism. In reporting on the conflict, the media have an obligation to make this clear to the public.
Channel 4’s Jon Snow tweet sounds too much like an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory accusing Israel of playing a role in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
A New York Times opinion piece mixes up cause and effect, claiming Israel’s reaction to the Palestinian unity government is to blame for Hamas violence.
Today’s Top Stories 1. The UNRWA found 20 rockets in one of its Gaza schools. And they weren’t from the school’s science club either. Meanwhile, Patrick Martin of the Globe & Mail had a schoolyard lesson of his own in Human Shields 101: Heading toward the exit, we were overwhelmed by the jet-like sound of two rockets…
The Daily Mirror recycles a old photo while accusing Israelis of being entertained watching Palestinians under bombardment.
As Operation Protective Edge continues, HonestReporting provides you with more articles, videos and resources to answer the burning questions.
The Daily Telegraph’s headline on the breakdown of the Gaza ceasefire implicates both Israel and Hamas as equally responsible.
The Guardian replaces a misleading tweet that falsely implied Israel was the cause of a Gaza ceasefire breakdown.
Following a request from HonestReporting, Fox News amends a misleading headline that placed doubt on who rejected a Gaza ceasefire.
Cherryl Smith opines that the media is portraying Israel as the neighborhood bully in its coverage of Operation Protective Edge.