A preview of HonestReporting’s Bias by the Numbers series takes a snapshot of The Independent’s headlines during March 2017.
The Independent includes a graph comparing Israeli and Palestinian casualty figures but fails to include any context whatsoever.
The Independent’s obituary for long-serving British MP Sir Gerald Kaufman ignores his anti-Israel hate, instead claiming Kaufman to be a victim of a smear campaign by “virulent Zionists.”
The so-called Regulation Bill legalizing settlement outposts is controversial and divides Israeli public opinion. The Independent thinks otherwise.
The Independent stoops to some of the worst breaches of journalistic ethics in publishing an anti-Israel, Ben White opinion piece.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Baroness Jenny Tonge is taking flak for posting on Facebook an anti-Semitic article from a fake news site. AWD is the same fake news site which sparked a Pakistani nuclear threat against Israel over this hoax report. Other phony AWD reports include Israeli plans to colonize Russia, a Belgian arrest warrant…
A Reuters report falsely implies that Tel Aviv is Israel’s center of power and government, an error republished by multiple media outlets.
The Independent accuses Israel of killing Palestinian children, but overlooks those children’s terror attacks and Israel’s restraint.
The year began amid a wave of Palestinian car-ramming, stabbing and shooting attacks. But Israel was largely a peripheral part of the year’s biggest stories: Donald Trump, Brexit, Russia’s rise, violence in Syria, and Islamic terror attacks in Europe. We thank our readers for their nominations and thoughts on 2016. Here are the runner-up winners.…
The Independent responds to HonestReporting’s request to correct a photo caption that erroneously referred to the Western Wall as Judaism’s holiest site.