Tags: Associated Press

$320 million Gaza pier has not delivered any aid to people of Gaza – Day 228

Norway, Ireland, Spain to recognize Palestinian statehood; after $320 million and over 2 months, US has not gotten any aid to Gazan families; Israel confiscates, then returns camera equipment to AP; 8 Palestinians killed in West Bank; Israeli forces telling settlers where to attack humanitarian aid trucks; Biden admin showing some hostility on Netanyahu war strategy; Arab Americans told a Palestinian state would result in world hunger

Associated Press caught whitewashing a Palestinian toddler’s death

The Associated Press shows yet again its affinity for whitewashing Israel’s crimes: this time, downplaying the death of a toddler at the whims of Israel’s harsh permit system. AP rarely covers Palestinian deaths in detail – it’s disappointing that when they did report on one, they misrepresented the context.

Washington Post, NYT, LA Times are erasing Palestine

Journalists on major papers are blocked from truth-telling about Palestine and the apartheid practices of Israel. Such censorship in top American newspapers is troubling – and not unprecedented.

AP ignores Israel’s brutality in its Morning Wire

As Israel – recipient of billions of US taxpayer dollars a year – kills, wounds, and abducts Palestinians of all ages, the Associated Press continues its practice of downplaying or omitting news about Israeli violence. Articles highlighted in AP’s Morning Wire newsletter confirm the outlet’s ongoing bias.

FAIR: As Israel Kills Dozens and Maims Thousands, Palestinian ‘Violence’ Under Media Microscope

FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Media) reports that mainstream news reports are getting it wrong on Israel/Palestine. Sources that are otherwise accurate and reliable – WaPo, CNN, NYT, and AP – continue their routine of mis- and under-reporting Israel’s violence while exaggerating Palestinian misconduct.

Media’s Linguistic Gymnastics Mislead on Gaza Protests

Reuters, the Associated Press, the New York Times can’t seem to say “Palestinians protest nonviolently; Israeli soldiers kill them.” Headlines from the region consistently misrepresent the situation as two equal sides – or worse, as Palestinian aggressors inciting Israel to return fire. Words matter.