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.
Until more info becomes available, an irresponsible, premature headline adds fuel to an already tense situation.
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.
The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.
The Daily Mail’s report on the funerals of three Israeli teens murdered by Hamas terrorists contains bias and factual errors.
Words are important. The words the media use are doubly so, and it is critical that they use the most accurate terms when covering events. Yet while young Palestinian terrorists are referred to as “children,” the three teenage Israelis who were kidnapped and murdered are called “settlers.” Even worse, the media refuse to refer to…
As Israel grieves for the loss of three teens murdered by Hamas terrorists, we expose some of the media’s worst reporting.
While the real story is about three Israeli high schoolers who were abducted by the terrorist group Hamas, many in the media prefer to make the story about the settlements. Others ask why they were hitchhiking anyway, as if to blame the victims for the crime. Image: CC BY-SA HonestReporting, flickr/dhannah
Three Israeli boys have been kidnapped yet the New York Times is still more concerned with Palestinian “suffering.” It’s only been a few days since the IDF launched a major operation to find the three kidnapped Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Gil-ad Shaar, 16. Judging from Jodi Rudoren’s report for the New…