Which is worse: The snarky anti-Israel comments by the head of a human rights organization or the misleading headlines of the New York Times? HonestReporting on Voice of Israel
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”
Despite the headline in the New York Times, Khaled Koutineh, a 37 year old Palestinian, is not suspected of targeting an empty, Jerusalem bus stop
In an editorial entitled Keeping Palestinians Hopes Alive, the New York Times cites the reelection of Prime Minister Netanyahu as dealing a crushing blow to peace, an end to Palestinian hopes for an independent state. The only way forward is to freeze Israel out of the process. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dealt a grievous…
The New York Times describes the Israeli election as “ugly” following Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory.
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 joins VOI’s Josh Hasten in-studio discussing a rude Irish tweet, a NYT column slamming settlers, and a Robert Fisk diatribe.
Today’s Top Stories 1. An Egyptian court designated Hamas a terror organization. If I understand YNet correctly, yesterday’s ruling was a wider designation making no distinction between the terror group’s military and political “wings.” The decision was reached for Hamas role in terror attacks on Egyptian soil. While the January decision against> Hamas targeted only…
The New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren was recently the guest of a Voice of Israel radio show. Host Josh Hasten asked her about criticism she has received that the Times’ coverage of Israel was biased. Her response was that media watchdog groups were not really basing their criticisms on objective standards. Rather,…