Tag Archives: Misleading terminology

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The Herald Scotland and the Gross Abuse of Language

UPDATE: After we published the article below and contacted the journalist, the online story was changed. Rather than referring to the IDF as the “Israel Occupation Forces,” the article now states that this term was used by the supporters of Abu Rahma, the Palestinian denied a UK visa. Other references to “murder” in the journalist’s

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The Eight Categories of Media Bias

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

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