NYT, Wash. Post, & CNN are examples of the selective amnesia from which nearly every MSM news source seems to suffer when it comes to the subject of Israel.
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.
How western media cover Gaza: Show a close up of Palestinians’ raised fists and open mouths and angry faces and raised flags – they are threatening, aren’t they?: violent, dangerous, and menacing. Make sure the frame of your camera is quite tight. Don’t ever open the frame to show 100 Israeli sharpshooters nearby firing live ammunition at thousands of defenseless and unarmed civilians protesting the systemic theft of their homeland…
The world was watching as peaceful Gazan protesters met heavily armed Israeli soldiers at the border Saturday. Responses to the violence range from full support to utter denial.
CNN’s report on Ahed Tamimi did not inform viewers that shortly before the slapping incident an Israeli soldier had shot Ahed’s young cousin in the face. It also failed to mention that Israeli soldiers had recently killed another young Tamimi relative, and left out additional significant information. Use this form to tell CNN and Jerusalem Correspondent Oren Liebermann (an Israeli citizen), to report the full story.
A soldier shooting boy in the face from close range would normally be the focus of a news story. But this soldier was Israeli and the boy was Palestinian…