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.”
A truck ramming terror attack in Jerusalem generates a new wave of headline fails.
The BBC’s coverage of a Jerusalem truck ramming terror attack eventually acknowledges that there was a driver behind the wheel of the vehicle.
The International Business Times makes a total failure of its coverage of a truck ramming terror attack in Jerusalem, using inappropriate, inaccurate images and video.
IDF soldier Elor Azaria is convicted of manslaughter. Some headlines fail to include that the Palestinian he killed happened to be a terrorist.
The International Business Times relies on a Hamas-supporting hate site to accuse Israel of using a Palestinian child as a human shield.
The New York Times, Associated Press and International Business Times all erroneously report that Israel is planning to build new settlements.
Headlines certainly deserve scrutiny. It’s well-known that we don’t read most of the articles in our daily papers; we skim the headlines before being drawn to whatever draws our attention. The same habits apply on social media, where we scroll through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and click on whatever catches our fancy. An April,…
The Times of London amends an inaccurate headline but merely compounds the error.
The Guardian and AFP are more concerned about the location of fires near Jewish settlements than the fires themselves.