As Israel’s Operation Protective Edge enters a second week, HonestReporting CEO Joe Hyams issues a statement on the coverage and bias in the media.
The following two photos attributed to Hatem Moussa of the Associated Press appeared in a Daily Telegraph photo montage: In the first caption, the fire at the Karni Crossing was attributed to shelling while the second photo caption was more specific, claiming that the cargo terminal was “shelled by Israeli tanks.” It would be unthinkable…
Writing in the New York Times, eastern Jerusalem Palestinian mother Rula Salameh expresses her fears for her children at the hands of malevolent Israelis.
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.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Escalation marked the second day of Operation Protective Edge. Hamas fired a Syrian-made M302 rocket at Hadera. Later in the day, rockets reached Zichron Yaakov, a coastal town about 120 km away from Gaza and just south of Haifa, representing the longest Palestinian rocket strike on Israel yet. According to Israeli…
Australian broadcaster ABC News fails to mention the most vital statistic of the lot – the hundreds of Hamas rockets pounding Israel from Gaza.
The BBC’s Yolande Knell reports from Gaza, omitting vital context, while imbuing Israelis with a particular malevolence.
The New York Times disparages the IDF’s measures to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza while failing to focus on Hamas’ policy of using human shields.
Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF’s Operation Protective Edge began as the IDF hit Gaza rocket launchers, Hamas command and control facilities and other terror infrastructure. See all the details at the Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel and i24 live-blogs. Among the more notable developments, the IDF wants to call up another 40,000 reservists, and…
With Israel on the verge of a major conflict, it is important to note what has taken place. No moral equivalence and no cycle of violence.