The New York Times bends over backwards to avoid using the term “terrorism.” They do make one exception however.
The numbers fail to show what’s really important – that Israel is facing a relentless wave of Palestinian terror.
Can we be expected to believe that while Indian and French media provided pictures of the Hamas terrorist group and their rockets, the NY Times missed them?
The Washington Post publishes a crude anti-Israel animated cartoon showing Benjamin Netanyahu repeatedly and deliberately punching a baby.
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…
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…
How did the media cover a Jewish terrorist?
A NY Times syndicated cartoonist draws an inappropriate response to a Palestinian donkey bomb.
Despite a lack of evidence, sensationalized reporting drives the story.
“The Israeli Defense Forces murder people because they don’t like their political style…”