Foreign Policy magazine misleadingly refers to the Hamas terrorist organization as a “Palestinian resistance group” on a photo caption.
Media manipulation is one of the most unfortunate aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We’ve seen papers blur the distinction between journalism and advocacy, fact-checking failures become fatal, photographers and Palestinians twist reality in mutually beneficial relationships, semantics become politicized and news executives cover up news to protect access. We’ve even seen journalists abuse readers who dared to disagree. None…
AFP’s headline refers to a Hamas “fighter” while implying the terrorist was a member of a “party.”
Australian ABC News infers that two Palestinian children are killed by Israel “in retaliation” for Hamas rocket attacks.
CNN article on Palestinian terror attack seems unsure about whether the “terrorist” “murdered” a civilian.
Why is a stabbing attack described as terrorism in London but questioned when it happens in Jerusalem?
I used to think a violent loop was something associated with dangerous roller coasters. But the New York Times looped me into a different understanding. In recent weeks, I’ve read in the pages of the Times how “Leaderless Palestinian Youth, Inspired by Social Media, Drive Rise in Violence in Israel” and how violent Palestinian music…
The Independent erroneously states that the al-Aqsa mosque is “known as Temple Mount to Jews.”
CNN’s shoddy coverage includes understating Israeli fears, failing to identify a terrorist as Palestinian while accusing Israel of “retaliatory attacks.”
The world’s leading wire service, the Associated Press, can’t seem to name a flashpoint holy site revered by millions of Jews, Christians, and Muslims around the world. What gives? Last November, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the words “Temple Mount” when referring to the Jerusalem esplanade that houses the Al-Aqsa mosque and…