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…
Mira Bar Hillel harangues Israel while minimizing Hamas rockets and ridiculing the terrorism against Israelis during her distorted childhood.
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 Washington Post publishes a crude anti-Israel animated cartoon showing Benjamin Netanyahu repeatedly and deliberately punching a baby.
The Daily Telegraph’s headline on the breakdown of the Gaza ceasefire implicates both Israel and Hamas as equally responsible.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas rejected an Egyptian ceasefire initiative which Israel accepted this morning. A break in IDF air strikes to give peace a chance was met with continued Palestinian rocket fire, forcing Israel to resume operations. The truce was backed by the Arab League, the Palestinian Authority (with a twist), and the White House. According…