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.
HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl is back in-studio with VOI’s Josh Hasten to review the good, the bad, and the truly ugly of media coverage of Israel.
Why is a photo of graffiti and swastikas in a southern Israeli city used by the Daily Telegraph to illustrate an analysis of Israel-Hezbollah tensions?
Lara Marlowe in the Irish Times whitewashes Hamas responsibility for the Gaza conflict in a blatant example of opinions disguised as news.