It was a Reuters executive, Stephen Jukes, who most famously summed up Big Media’s moral ambiguity after 9/11 when he declared: We all know that one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter and that Reuters upholds the principle that we do not use the word terrorist. Crispian Balmer, the wire service’s bureau chief continues…
Hamas would rather spark war with Israel (and the media) than make peace with Palestinians. Following the latest popular demonstrations for Palestinian unity, Hamas goons attacked media offices in Gaza and fired some 50 rockets at Israel over the weekend. The Committee to Protect Journalists elaborates on the media intimidation: Following a demonstration in Gaza City, Hamas…
The three international wire services consistently employ photo bias to show IDF soldiers in a dehumanized way.
Wire services habitually portray terrorists as ordinary Palestinians who fell victim to IDF brutality, a theme that the terrorist organizations are only too happy to encourage.
Candles are the image of choice for Hamas to paint a picture of Gaza under siege and suffering from electrical shortages, which can be blamed solely on Israel.
Once again, Silwan stone throwers and Palestinian photographers ambushed an Israeli car. A lynch like this means paydirt for all the photographers clearly visible in the second image. After all, “if it bleeds, it leads.” Did the photojournalists expect anything else to happen to the next Israeli car to come along? Jewish settlers driving their…
Did a Palestinian demonstrator really die from inhaling tear gas or is this yet another Big Lie?
A snapshot of how Reuters, AP and AFP/Getty misuse imagery to distort coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
An examination of some of the imagery produced during and after the Gaza Flotilla.
A closer look at Reuters’ photos of last week’s Lebanese border skirmish raises some troubling questions.