An ABC guide to the two-state solution aims to clear up any confusion on the issue for its readers. Instead it leads its readers to adopt the Palestinians’ favored and distorted version of history and the conflict, leading to only more confusion.
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.”
Newsweek’s Jack Moore makes false claim that Israelis ram Palestinians with cars too.
A truck ramming terror attack in Jerusalem generates a new wave of headline fails.
IDF soldier Elor Azaria is convicted of manslaughter. Some headlines fail to include that the Palestinian he killed happened to be a terrorist.
NPR’s failed attempt to explain settlements is offensive to Jewish victims of ethnic cleansing and an embarrassment to journalism.
The Dishonest Reporting Award typically goes to a clear-cut winner. Last year, the BBC won for a steady output of problematic coverage throughout the year. In 2014, the award went to Gaza war correspondents for their problematic handling of Operation Protective Edge. But 2016 didn’t have any comparable singular outrages like, say, journalist Donald Bostrom’s…
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,…
Writing in the New Matilda, Kristen Zornada attacks Israel for alleged mistreatment of Palestinian children in Israeli jails.
A Daily Telegraph feature on the movies of Warren Beatty erroneously states that Israel bombed Morocco in the 1980s. HR gets the correction.