Today’s Top Stories 1. Did the Arab Spring hit Gaza this weekend? Gaza beach corn vendor attempts suicide after Hamas ‘harassment’ 2. Switzerland “expressed regret” after its ambassador to Iran displayed a tasteless cartoon of peace doves defecating on Prime Minister Netanyahu. Ambassador Giulio Haas was addressing businessmen in Zurich, encouraging them to invest in…
The New York Times turns an Islamic Jihad terrorist into a social media activist.
The situation in Gaza is indeed complex and there are many sources for the problems there. But the media have an obligation to try and show all facets of life lest readers believe that the images they are seeing represent the entire area.
We have documented many cases of the media, especially the New York Times, using headlines that make Israeli military responses look like unprovoked aggression. Whether Israel is responding to terrorism or rocket fire, the response usually gets the coverage that it absent on the initial act. Our presentation, It All Started When Israel Fired Back, is as valid today as when we first published it 3 years ago.
Gavin Gross is our Watchdog of the Week for getting his letter published in the New York Times.
Both the New York Times and Irish Times headlines omit vital context leaving readers to believe Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian without cause.
An Op-Ed in the New York Times claims that Israelis don’t care about the brutal murders of an eighteen month old Palestinian baby and a 16 year old Israeli girl.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Unable to seal the deal, diplomats in Vienna extended the deadline on the Iranian nuclear talks to Monday. A source told AFP that “98 percent of the text is done.” According to Ehud Yaari, the agreement is essentially finished with the US reportedly blinking. Snap inspections are out, managed inspections are in.…
Why did the New York Times choose to run a picture of a weeping family rather than the terrorist who was killed?
A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.