Top 10 Slideshow

Top 10 Media Fails of the Gaza War

Click here for the mobile version of the presentation 1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC Posted 503 days ago BBC reporter Jon Donnison retweeted a touching photo of wounded...

December 5, 2012 14:02 By :

1. Jon Donnison, BBC

BBC reporter Jon Donnison retweeted a touching photo of wounded children, presumably victims of the Gaza War, adding his own commentary to the tweet. Turns out the children were wounded in Syria and the...

December 3, 2012 15:58 By :

2. BBC News

Almost as soon as Israel launched Operation Pillar of Defense, the Pallywood machine cranked into gear, creating fake images of Palestinians being evacuated after an Israeli strike. The footage appeared...

December 3, 2012 15:54 By :

3. Clayton Swisher, Al-Jazeera

  Clayton Swisher tweeted the claim that Palestinian rocket attacks at Israeli civilians were legal under the laws of war. In actuality, if there is one aim to restricting what can and can’t be...

December 3, 2012 15:51 By :

4. Palestinian Propagandists

While Palestinian propagandists have never been shy about parading images of their dead and wounded in order to gain sympathy from the world, the current conflict marks a new low. One of fastest spreading...

December 3, 2012 15:49 By :

5. Steve Bell, The Guardian

When it comes to building a Hall of Shame in coverage of the media war against Israel, you can always count on The Guardian to compete for a high place on the list. And this year is no exception. This...

December 3, 2012 15:45 By :

6. Anthony De Rosa, Reuters columnist and social media editor

While mainstream media had no shortage of concern for Palestinian civilians at the expense of Israelis, a single tweet by Anthony De Rosa, an editor at Reuters, took insensitivity to a whole new level. Of...

December 3, 2012 15:43 By :

7. John Cook, Gawker

While Israel takes extraordinary efforts to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza – as evidenced by the low number of Palestinians killed in more than a thousand Israeli airstrikes – no effort will...

December 3, 2012 15:40 By :

8. TechCrunch

Many technology websites noted that the IDF used Twitter to declare war on Hamas. TechCrunch, a highly-read technology blog (no. 6 on Technorati’s list of top 100 blogs) took the issue one step further,...

December 3, 2012 15:34 By :

9. Seamus Milne, Guardian columnist

It takes a man of extraordinary bias to look at thousands of rockets flying into Israeli cities, and to conclude, despite all evidence, that it’s the Palestinians and not the Israelis who have the right...

December 3, 2012 15:27 By :