Recent press attention has focused on the repatriation of illegal African migrants from Israel. Very little of it has explained the context and difficult challenges facing Israel as a result of large-scale illegal immigration, particularly by non-Jews. None has included mention of Israel's history of welcoming refugees from around the globe.
CNN's global opinionator, Fareed Zakaria, threw everything he had -- superficial analogies, distorted facts and cliches -- at Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Neetanyahu. Melodrama, yes; analysis, no.
In many traditions, the New Year is a time for resolving to changes bad habits. Unfortunately, as noted in CAMERA's Op-Ed, for some news organizations those habits included whitewashing terrorist groups, advocacy journalism and more.
By uncritically relaying that Hezbollah respects Jews and is opposed only to Israel’s occupation, CNN's Fareed Zakaria dramatically misinformed viewers about Hezbollah, which has repeatedly made clear its opposition to Israel’s very existence and its contempt for Jews.
Juan Cole cries of a "threat to American democracy," but it's the threat to his already-battered reputation that seems to propel his angry and deceptive response to CAMERA's recent critique.
CNN Senior International Correspondent Ben Wedeman recently used his Twitter account to promote an anti-Israel rant by polemicist Juan Cole. Shortly thereafter, he engaged in some biased reporting of his own, stating that east Jerusalem belongs to the Palestinians and claiming that Israel needs to be convinced to start direct negotiations with Palestinians.
On his CNN show "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Zakaria takes a wrong turn, falsely claiming that Israel annexed the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Also, the Turkish foreign minister dispenses falsehoods about international law and the IHH.
A Palestinian teen reportedly shot dead by Israeli troops was in fact arrested by police in Egypt after he crossed into that country from Gaza, leaving the news media that reported on the supposed killing with a dilemma: Inform misled readers, or just ignore the new information?
An upsurge in Palestinian violence and public invective against the Jewish state was frequently distorted and minimized by the media, which focused on Israel's alleged "provocations."
CNN's Christiane Amanpour reveals a hostile view of Israel, injecting gratuitious, false claims about it into an argument between two guests discussing an unrelated subject.