As is standard practice in American mainstream media, CNN and NPR buried a major story critical of Israel so deep, it’s almost like it never happened.
NYT Presents Murder of a Palestinian Boy as ‘National Trauma’—for Jewish Israelis
NYT implies that the horrific murder of a Palestinian boy by Israeli Jewish boys in 2014 was an extraordinary incident (usually the roles are reversed) and a “national trauma” for Israel. See this analysis by FAIR:
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.
US Media: Slapping an Israeli Soldier More Newsworthy Than Shooting a Palestinian Child in the Face
Western media coverage of Ahed Tamimi obscures Israeli violence and occupation, completely missing the point of her nonviolent resistance. See FAIR’s thorough analysis of news reports.