An article in The Independent contains multiple examples of flawed and biased anti-Israel journalism.
For reasonable people, the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and kosher supermarket in Paris were clear cases of terrorism. But apparently, not everyone who runs the BBC is reasonable. Take the head of BBC Arabic, Tarik Kafala, for example. For him, terrorism is too “loaded” a term to describe what happened. “We try to…
The Times of London misleadingly refers to a “Jewish border” between Israel and the Syrian Golan Heights.
The Financial Times covers tensions in Jerusalem adopting the Palestinian narrative and erasing the Jewish status of the Temple Mount.
The Jerusalem synagogue terror attack illustrates the systemic distortions through which the media view Israel.
The International Business Times labels Rabbi Yehuda Glick a “militant.” It’s the same word that is used to describe the terrorist who shot him.
A few days ago, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the name “Temple Mount” in reports about the Jerusalem holy site. The thrust of its argument is that the Temple Mount is located in occupied territory, and any reference to the site other than the Noble Sanctuary (Haram al Sharif in Arabic) encroaches…
The Independent misleadingly refers to Israel’s security barrier as a “430 mile-long brick wall.”
The New York Times referred to him as a “Far-right activist.” The BBC and LA Times labeled him a “Right-wing Jewish activist.” The Sydney Morning Herald calls him a “Far-right religious activist.” Throughout the media, there is an unusual consistency with the terms being used to describe Rabbi Yehuda Glick, who was the victim of…
The Guardian describes a terrorist attack which killed a three-month-old baby as a “car crash.”