The war in Gaza has produced an unusually rich analysis of media coverage of the Middle East, including a landmark piece by former AP reporter Matti Friedman, who argues that coverage has been shaped by a “hostile obsession with Jews” on the part of the media. For former New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Ethan…
The New York Times publishes an uncorroborated allegation of IDF abuse from the son of a top Hamas government official.
The New York Times reports from the scene of an Israeli targeted assassination where Hamas has prevented media reports through intimidation.
Investigative journalist Richard Behar exposes New York Times Gaza correspondent Fares Akram used an image of Yasser Arafat as his Facebook profile photo.
New York Times bureau chief Jodi Rudoren tweets that the Foreign Press Association’s statement on Hamas intimidation of journalists is “dangerous.”
There is something missing in the way the Gaza conflict is being portrayed in pictures in the mainstream media. There is a noticeable shortage of photos of Hamas fighters and rocket launchers. There are plenty of pictures of collapsed buildings in Gaza, people stricken by grief from the war, and even photos and videos of…
If the New York Times believes this the most accurate way to report on a conflict is with a “death count” graphic, why don’t they do so with Syria?
There’s no place for Gazans to hide during Israeli strikes because there are no bomb shelters. If you read Anne Barnard’s New York Times dispatch, you might think it’s solely because of the nasty Israeli blockade of the Strip. Construction materials, we’re told, aren’t allowed in. Hemmed in by Israeli and Egyptian border restrictions, there’s…
A New York Times opinion piece mixes up cause and effect, claiming Israel’s reaction to the Palestinian unity government is to blame for Hamas violence.
Writing in the New York Times, eastern Jerusalem Palestinian mother Rula Salameh expresses her fears for her children at the hands of malevolent Israelis.