Once again, a flood of headlines present Israel as an aggressor responsible for the deaths of dozens of unarmed civilians. Was this really a peaceful protest or another Syrian-engineered attempt to breach Israel’s border? Where did the media get it right and where did it go wrong?
Our look at some of the media coverage of the Netanyahu speech illustrates how we are at the mercy of one or two journalists and editors or the particular editorial or political line of a media outlet when it comes to coverage of Israel.
Sky News has twin reporters in Syria named Dominic Waghorn. The Good Waghorn says there’s a double-standard in the way the world treats Israel and Syria: If these were Israeli tanks and troops storming Syrian towns and killing hundreds you could predict the outrage. If Israeli forces were shooting unarmed Syrians on the streets, cutting off…
Following a deadly bombing in Jerusalem, Reuters attributes the term “terrorism” as something solely in the minds of Israelis.
The BBC has come up with yet another example of its institutional bias against Israel. The initial headline of a story says a lot about the thought process of a news editor. While most other news organizations covered a bomb blast in Jerusalem by focusing on the number of casualties as well as the location,…
Why did Sky News wait over 48 hours to cover a brutal baby killing terrorist murder – in a story highlighting settlements?
Some conspiracy theories are so laughable that it is obvious to the intelligent reader why they should be immediately dismissed. Unfortunately, when it comes to those involving Israel, such conspiracy theories seem to take on a life of their own, driven by anti-Semitism and hatred. Conspiracy theories about Israel and the Jews are common fare…
What were photographers and journalists doing at the scene of the incident before a deadly exchange of fire between Lebanese and Israeli forces?
Some of the positive stories emerging from Israel’s remarkable aid effort.
CNN fails to provide any Israeli reaction to a flawed Amnesty report.