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”
Jeremy Bowen’s throwaway remark associates Israel with persecution when he refers to “what the Israeli government might be doing” to Palestinian Christians.
Sydney Morning Herald headline states Australian teen jihadi Jake Gilardi joins Islamic State due to media coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Guest poster Brenda Yablon argues that Nicholas Kristof’s report from Gaza for the New York Times is sloppy, lazy journalism.