As Israel’s Operation Protective Edge enters a second week, HonestReporting CEO Joe Hyams issues a statement on the coverage and bias in the media.
The following two photos attributed to Hatem Moussa of the Associated Press appeared in a Daily Telegraph photo montage: In the first caption, the fire at the Karni Crossing was attributed to shelling while the second photo caption was more specific, claiming that the cargo terminal was “shelled by Israeli tanks.” It would be unthinkable…
Writing in the New York Times, eastern Jerusalem Palestinian mother Rula Salameh expresses her fears for her children at the hands of malevolent Israelis.
The Daily Mail leads its coverage of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge with an air strike on a Gaza house but omits the owner’s Hamas affiliation.
Australian broadcaster ABC News fails to mention the most vital statistic of the lot – the hundreds of Hamas rockets pounding Israel from Gaza.
The New York Times disparages the IDF’s measures to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza while failing to focus on Hamas’ policy of using human shields.
With Israel on the verge of a major conflict, it is important to note what has taken place. No moral equivalence and no cycle of violence.
Israel is under fire and has launched Operation Protective Edge to bring about the end of Hamas rockets from Gaza.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Chris Doyle portrays kidnapping-supporting Hamas as a key to a peace that Israel is trying to destroy.
The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.