The AP once again tramples over its lofty mission of providing "world-class journalism" in pursuit of “advancing the power of facts.” Instead of reporting any of the open source material tying the newly blacklisted Palestinian organizations to PFLP, Joseph Krauss pushes partisanship.
CAMERA prompts improved coverage after Haaretz's article on Midhat Saleh, reportedly killed by Israeli gunfire, initially omitted the former Syrian MP's involvement in anti-Israel attacks and his alleged ties to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. AP, in contrast, has yet to amend.
The AP’s report on the discovery of a First Temple era toilet omits Jewish references, while a NY Times Rosh Hashanah recipe evokes ’Canaanites,’ not Israelites.
The death today of Osama Dueij, fatally wounded during violent clashes at the Israel-Gaza border, made big news. His status as a fighter belonging to Hamas' military wing, a designated terror group, made less news.
Sipa editors in New York and Los Angeles apply zero editing to material from contributors in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, resulting in anti-Israel fabrications that incite and have no resemblance to professional journalism.
Recalling The New York Times' "They Were Only Children" toxic libel, Associated Press' photo essay today all but ignores Hamas' responsibility for the trauma inflicts on Gaza's children. By citing "precision-guided Israeli bombs" and ignoring the Hamas targets, AP falsely defames Israel with committing a heinous war crime: targeting children with precision bombs.
CAMERA prompts improved AFP coverage of the family unification law, which prevents West Bank or Gaza Palestinians married to Israeli citizens from obtaining citizenship. AFP clarifies that the law applies to all Israeli citizens, not just Israeli Arabs. AP declined to clarify.
The Associated Press, a leading news agency whose stated mission is "advancing the power of facts" with "world-class journalism," takes a page out of the open letter signed this month by hundreds of journalists against ethical journalism.
Associated Press delivers a highly selective account of overnight violence in Sheikh Jarrah, omitting the Palestinian firebomb attacks against Jewish homes which apparently started the clash.
Associated Press fails to make clear the fact that Israeli airstrikes against Hamas buildings in the Gaza Strip were in response to Palestinian arson balloon attacks which sparked some 20 fires southern Israel.