Reuters’ headline on Israeli discussions on how to deal with Palestinian stone throwers morphs into a threat to shoot Palestinian minors.
The New York Times turns an Islamic Jihad terrorist into a social media activist.
Both the New York Times and Irish Times headlines omit vital context leaving readers to believe Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian without cause.
BBC Panorama goes off the rails as filmmaker Adam Wishart uses the Jerusalem Light Rail to negatively portray Israel’s sovereignty over its capital.
Why did the New York Times choose to run a picture of a weeping family rather than the terrorist who was killed?
A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.
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…
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.
With just five words, “after attacking officers with knives,” the NYT could have let those who skim headlines know what actually happened.
When the media report on events in Jerusalem, key context is left out. Instead, one finds a short background sentence, saying that Israel “captured the city”