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NY Times Continues Media Blackout on Abbas Rants (Updated)

On Monday, the Palestinian president blamed the Holocaust and anti-Jewish pogroms throughout history on the Jews themselves. The New York Times initially passed on reporting the story — but two days later came around to publishing a piece.
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CAMERA Prompts NY Times Correction on “March of Return”

After the New York Times initially cast the Palestinian demonstrations and clashes as being a protest against Israel's naval blockade, the updated story correctly notes that it also is meant to demand a so-called "right of return."

The New York Times Misleads With Hamas Propaganda Lines

NYT's David Halbfinger abandons the role of objective news analyst to parrot Hamas propaganda lines attacking Israel, suggesting in his own words that Israelis use "disproportionate" force against innocent demonstrators. 

Breaking the Media Silence on Mahmoud Abbas

Not long after they ignored anti-Semitic rhetoric by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the media got a second chance. Another speech, with more outlandish vitriol, followed. Did they seize the opportunity?