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Headline Fails: “Wounded Palestinian,” “Suspect” or “Attacker?”

Headline Fails: “Wounded Palestinian,” “Suspect” or “Attacker?”

Media publish headlines on the sentencing of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria yet refer, with no context, to the Palestinian terrorist as a “suspect” or a “wounded man.”

Video: The Definition of Terror

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

Hamas in 10 Words or Less

Now that the West has decided to work with a Palestinian “unity” government, Hamas is being mentioned often in the media. In order to briefly tell readers who Hamas is, most articles include a short description. Typical are: “…backed by the Islamist militant group Hamas,which the United States and Israel have branded a terrorist organization.” (Washington Post) “…Hamas, a militant Islamic

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