A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.
Listen to Yarden Frankl on the Voice of Israel by clicking on the image above or on this link to play. VOI’s Josh Hasten is joined by HonestReporting’s Yarden Frankl. They discuss this week’s media coverage of Israel: The “flotilla” story sinks; a headline again neglects to mention that a Palestinian was killed after opening fire…
Why has a satirical video by Israel’s foreign ministry mocking the international media caused such offense?
Editors tend to view wire copy as pulp content. You either edit the material to the length you need, or you can copy and paste key info into your own original content (with appropriate attribution, of course). Local papers use the reports differently, so editors tailor the headlines to fit available space in their print…
Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas continues cracking down hard on ISIS supporters. But if ISIS popularity continues to rise in Gaza, it could make for some interesting bedfellows, according to the Financial Times (click via Google News). Some regional analysts now speculate that, were Isis’s influence to expand further in Gaza or Egypt’s adjoining Sinai peninsula,…
The New York Times becomes a cheerleader for the Palestinian campaign to suspend Israel from FIFA, world soccer’s governing body.
The New York Times doesn’t believe that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas incites to violence, saying Israel only “claims” he does; and what happened to all those olive trees that CNN says were chopped down and “seized” by Israeli settlers?
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”