A false tweet by Reuters’ Luke Baker alleging Israeli undercover agents incited Palestinian stone throwers spreads to other media.
Reuters’ Luke Baker is busted after falsely alleging that Israeli undercover agents incited a mob of Palestinian youths to throw rocks at Israeli police.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived in London, for what’s already shaping up to be a stormy two-day visit. Around 300 Palestinian supporters demonstrated outside 10 Downing Street, and a petition calling for Netanyahu’s arrest for so-called “war crimes” has garnered 107,000 signatures. More at Reuters and the Financial Times (click via Google News). 2. Israel re-opened its embassy…
Reuters’ headline on Israeli discussions on how to deal with Palestinian stone throwers morphs into a threat to shoot Palestinian minors.
The New York Times headlines the story about a Palestinian terrorist killed by Israeli soldiers he attacked in such a way as to indicate he was killed for no reason, and runs an accompanying photo of his weeping family
A Palestinian stone-thrower dies after IDF soldiers respond by firing back. Some of the media headlines distort the story.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Adele Biton who was injured in a 2013 stone-throwing attack, died Tuesday evening. Hundreds attended as the four-year-old girl was laid to rest this afternoon. I hope New York Times coverage is a sign, however small, that bureau chief Jodi Rudoren is moving away from her previous spin that stone-throwing’s an understandable “rite…
Multiple versions of the same story.