Christiane Amanpour's CNN Special Generation Islam was supposed to explore the battle for the "hearts and minds" of young Muslims, especially in Afghanistan and Gaza. Unfortunately it was instead the usual Amanpour propaganda, especially in the second hour, where the subject might have been Gaza but the target was clearly Israel.
UNRWA officials, John Ging (left) and Chris Gunness helped perpetuate the false story that Israel had shelled the Fakhoury UNRWA school in Gaza. Ging admits he knew none of the dead were on the school grounds.
The limitations of Larry King’s non-confrontational interview style became obvious during former President Jimmy Carter’s appearance on “Larry King Live.”
Despite video evidence, Diana Buttu claims Palestinian rockets fired into Israel don't explode! In reaction to such lies, respectable journalists should shun Buttu, and not act as accomplices in spreading her fabrications.
Myths about the fighting in Gaza multiply everyday. For example, Rashid Khalidi in a New York Times op-ed provided multiple examples of Gaza myths in an article purporting to do the opposite. (updated Jan. 19)
Diana Buttu, the Canadian-raised Palestinian lawyer who became a propagandist for the Palestinian cause is at it again, spreading outright, risible lies. But this time, Fox's Greg Jarrett confronts her.
Mads Gilbert and Erik Fosse, Norwegian doctors who entered Gaza on December 31, have become overnight media stars as they are interviewed by the world press to provide a presumably non-partisan perspective on events in Gaza. But do they have an agenda?
CNN's Rick Sanchez promised "fact checking" of anti-Israel charges, "fairly [and] honestly." In fact CNN's incompetent research just compounded the errors. Viewers hoping for accurate coverage of the Middle East would do well to avoid Sanchez, and his co-anchor Jim Clancy, like the plague.
As in the Hezbollah War of 2006, in today's Gaza conflict some reporters, such as CNN's Rick Sanchez, shift the story to alleged "disproportionate" Israeli attacks, with a false focus on relative losses by the parties.
Since there are no good arguments for the Palestinian rocket attacks against Israel, Palestinian spokesmen resort to fabrications to bolster their cause. They are joined by UNRWA's Karen Abu Zayd.