Reuters’ headline on Israeli discussions on how to deal with Palestinian stone throwers morphs into a threat to shoot Palestinian minors.
Both the New York Times and Irish Times headlines omit vital context leaving readers to believe Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian without cause.
The New York Times headlines the story about a Palestinian terrorist killed by Israeli soldiers he attacked in such a way as to indicate he was killed for no reason, and runs an accompanying photo of his weeping family
A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.
This weekend, a Palestinian armed with a machine gun opened fire at soldiers on a Jordan Valley checkpoint. The soldiers returned fire, and the Palestinian died. An unfortunately all-too familiar story. Most people will only know the basic info of what happened by skimming the headlines in their local paper or social media feed. That’s why…
An Israeli border policeman is stabbed by a Palestinian in Jerusalem but Australia’s ABC News and Sky News confuse the victim with the attacker.
Editors tend to view wire copy as pulp content. You either edit the material to the length you need, or you can copy and paste key info into your own original content (with appropriate attribution, of course). Local papers use the reports differently, so editors tailor the headlines to fit available space in their print…
Time Magazine fails to include any mention of a Palestinian rocket attack from Gaza that prompted retaliatory Israeli air strikes.
The Daily Telegraph portrays an IDF soldier imprisoned for breaking army regulations as a free speech martyr as a result of critical comments he made on TV.
The Times of London’s sensationalized and misleading headline convicts Israel of an alleged “crime” that has yet to even occur.